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Sport and Exercise Science

234.110 Introduction to Sports Medicine 15 credits
An introduction to the methods used in injury prevention, assessment, management and rehabilitation of a range of injuries commonly associated with sport and exercise.

Health Sciences

234.111 Training Principles and Practice 15 credits
An introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary for the planning, implementation and evaluation of goal-oriented training.
234.120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science 15 credits
An introduction to the contributions that the application of human biology, the physical sciences, and technology have made to understanding, assessing and enhancing sport and sports performance.
234.121 Structural Kinesiology 15 credits
An introduction to the musculo-skeletal aspects of human movement with emphasis on sites of muscle attachment, joint structure, and the way in which they determine direction of motion about joints. The use of this knowledge in analysis of movement sequences common in sport, exercise routines and in everyday life, and in the selection of appropriate resistance exercises for strengthening specific muscles and muscle groups. Active participation in resistance exercises is a requirement of this course.

Management

234.130 Introduction to Sport Coaching 15 credits
An introduction to the generic principles of coaching from a management, educational and psychological perspective.
234.131 Introduction to Sport Management 15 credits
An introduction to the foundational aspects and key concepts of sport management.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.133 Sport Facility Management 15 credits
An introduction to the management and administrative aspects of sport facilities.
234.134 Foundations of International Sport Management 15 credits
An introduction to global sport management principles and perspectives.
234.135 Sociology of Sport and Exercise 15 credits
An introduction to sociology concepts, principles and theories as applied to sport and exercise.
234.139 Financial Aspects of Sport 15 credits
An introduction to financial and accounting principles and concepts and their application in the sport industry.

Physical Education and Health

234.140 Introduction to Physical Education 15 credits
An introduction to health and physical education through the exploration of a range of topics such as curriculum models, issues, and diversity with consideration to the Treaty of Waitangi relevant to undergraduate students.
234.141 Introduction to Human Movement 15 credits
An Introduction to the relationship of movement to human development and learning within changing social and cultural contexts.

Health Sciences

234.212 Exercise Prescription and Therapy 15 credits
This course gives an overview of the knowledge and skills required for the development and implementation of goal-based exercise programmes. An introduction to the therapeutic value of exercise for a variety of population groups.
234.213 Fitness Assessment 15 credits
A study of the rationale and theory of fitness assessment. Practical application of fitness assessment methods for determination of aerobic, anaerobic, and musculo-skeletal fitness parameters in apparently healthy individuals and in those with special needs.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.214 Exercise Prescription 15 credits
A study of prescribing exercise and physical activity for the general population.
234.222 Sport Biomechanics I 15 credits
An introduction to the study of the kinematics and dynamics of the human body and the factors that influence skilful and efficient performance of bodily movements in sport and everyday life. Students will be introduced to the techniques and methods required for qualitative analysis of complex skills.
234.223 Exercise Physiology 15 credits
A study of the function of human biological systems as they relate to sport and exercise. Acute responses and the chronic adaptations to sport and exercise, specifically in relation to the core topics of human energetics, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. A strong laboratory focus will reinforce the theory and develop laboratory skills relevant to exercise physiology.
234.224 Motor Behaviour 15 credits
An introduction to the study of the factors underlying perceptual-motor coordination, and how coordination patterns change over time as the result of learning or aging.

Health Sciences

234.225 Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Health 15 credits
Principles of nutrition for sports and fitness training, health and special populations (with diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease) which participate in exercise. The course covers principles of exercise and nutrient metabolism and applied topics.
234.226 Physiological Aspects of Exercise and Health I 15 credits
A study of the cardiovascular, respiratory, neuromuscular and endocrine responses and adaptions to exercise and training, with emphasis on the assessment and maintenance of optimal health and fitness, and physical performance in the general population and athletes.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.227 Applied Sport Science 15 credits
A study of the contributions that applications of the physical sciences, quantitative methods, and technology have made to understanding, measuring, assessing and enhancing sport and sports performance. Topics may include limits to performance, modelling exercise phenomena, biomechanics and quantitative applications in sport.
234.230 Sport Communication 15 credits
An examination of the theoretical background of sport communication, which includes an application of skills and principles within the topic.
234.231 Sport Marketing 15 credits
A practical application of marketing and sponsorship principles to the sport context.

Management

234.232 Sport Business 15 credits
This course explores the theories, concepts and practices relating to strategic management, governance, organisational behaviour, and human resource management in sport organisations.
234.233 Sport Event Management 15 credits
This course examines specific management aspects of sport events.
234.234 Sport Management Planning and Promotion 15 credits
A study of the theories, concepts and practices of sport management planning and promotion in New Zealand, including risk management and the management of sport organisations and resources.
234.235 Outdoor Recreation Management 15 credits
This course introduces the students to the theories, concepts, and practices of outdoor recreation management in New Zealand. This will include areas such as adventure tourism, risk management, and the management of outdoor resources.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.236 Sport Coaching: Management and Leadership 15 credits
This course examines aspects of contemporary sport coaching. It focuses on management skills, leadership theories/styles and examines ethical issues related to sport coaching.
234.238 Professional Development for the Sport Industry 15 credits
A preparation for the Sport Practicum through field experience and critical reflection.
234.239 Sport Economics 15 credits
An introduction to fundamental economic principles and concepts and their application in the sport sector. Particular emphasis will be placed on the organisation and the structure of sports leagues, public finance and sports, and labour market issues.

Physical Education and Health

234.242 Motor Skill Learning 15 credits
Students will study the principles and theories of motor skill acquisition and their application to sport coaching.
234.243 Sport Pedagogy 15 credits
A critical examination that extends students' knowledge of the skills and methodologies relating to the learning and instruction of a range of physical activities and sports within educational contexts.
234.244 Sport Performance 30 credits
Students will apply principles of playing, training and practice to their own performance in one selected sport for a single playing season.

Health Sciences

234.312 Advanced Exercise Prescription and Therapy 15 credits
This course gives an in-depth knowledge of the role of exercise in rehabilitation. Students will be able to develop and implement exercise programmes to assist with recovery from musculo-skeletal injury and various disease states, and to influence indicators of psychological health.

Management

234.315 Fitness and Athletic Conditioning 15 credits
This course provides an understanding of various exercise techniques and methods to developing fitness and conditioning programmes for the athletic population.

Health Sciences

234.316 Exercise Prescription Practicum 30 credits
This practicum is designed to provide practical experience in exercise or sport related environments according to individual interests.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.322 Sport Biomechanics II 15 credits
An in-depth study of the kinematics and dynamics of the human body and the factors that influence skilful and efficient performance of bodily movements in sport and everyday life. This course will provide students with advanced techniques and methods required to undertake quantitative analysis of complex skills.
234.323 Exercise Physiology II 15 credits
An examination of physiological mechanisms relevant to the limits of human sport and exercise performance, and how these change at different stages of the life-cycle and with impaired health. The adaptation and co-ordination of these mechanisms in acute and chronic exercise, and how these can be modulated by training and with the use of ergogenic aids.

Health Sciences

234.326 Physiological Aspects of Exercise and Health II 15 credits
A study of physiological concepts and mechanisms in relation to exercise and the effect on human health.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.327 Investigating Sports Performance 15 credits
An investigation into the techniques used in training, testing and research in exercise and sport. Students progress by gaining instruction in selected techniques under supervision. Major components of the course will be group projects of the student's own selection and making written and oral presentations. Project supervision will be available.

Management

234.331 Sport in the Social Context 15 credits
An examination of the political and social contexts of sport. Attention will be focused on an array of contemporary issues in global and local sport that emphasise the complexity of understanding the meaning, purpose, and organisation of sport, as well as the links between sport and other social institutions.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.335 Critical Issues in Sport Management 15 credits
An investigation of critical issues in sport management.
234.338 Sport Management/Coaching Practicum 30 credits
The practicum is designed to provide practical experience in the sport management or coaching areas according to individual interests and experience.
234.343 Sport Pedagogy II 15 credits
This course examines the principles and practices associated with effective sport pedagogy especially as it is applied to the delivery of game instruction in school and sport contexts.

Physical Education and Health

234.345 An Integrated Model of Physical Education 15 credits
Exploration of an integrated model of physical education using a range of movement areas, learning and teaching methodologies within the context of outdoor education.
234.346 Promoting Hauora through Te Ao Kori 15 credits
Analysing and applying the concept of Hauora (a holistic, Maori view of total well-being) through the practices of Te Ao Kori (The World of Movement) in a physical education setting. Critically examine a range of Maori movement perspectives providing considerable integration of the Te Ao Maori (A Maori world view) and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand society.
234.347 Current Issues in Health and Physical Education 15 credits
An introduction to the theory and practice of health and physical education through the examination of a range of international/national perspectives on cultural issues with consideration to the Treaty of Waitangi relevant to undergraduate students.

Management

234.360 Sport Psychology 15 credits
This course examines theory, research and practice in aspects of sport psychology.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.361 Exercise Psychology 15 credits
An examination of the association between psychological factors and participation in exercise and physical activity, and, in turn, how such participation affects personal functioning, health and well-being.
234.716 Advanced Physical Conditioning 30 credits
An advanced level study of the research surrounding physical conditioning and the training processes for sporting performance and for targeted physical fitness.
234.717 Advanced Exercise Prescription for Musculoskeletal Conditions 15 credits
An advanced course on clinical musculoskeletal conditions and examining the pertinent indications and contra-indications of exercise for these conditions.
234.718 Advanced Exercise Prescription for Cardiopulmonary Conditions 30 credits
An advanced course on clinical cardiopulmonary conditions which will examine the understanding of the aetiology of the condition and subsequent prescription of safe, realistic and effective exercise programmes.
234.719 Advanced Topics in Clinical Exercise, Health and Disease 30 credits
The course will develop an advanced level of knowledge of exercise in health and disease management, with specific emphasis placed on the physiological, psychological and functional adaptations achieved with appropriate dose-response of exercise in neurological conditions, metabolic and endocrine disorders, and common cancers.
234.720 Skeletal Muscle Metabolism 15 credits
An advanced level study of muscle metabolism during contraction and how this may be altered with chronic contractile activity.
234.721 Muscle Mechanics 15 credits
An advanced level study of skeletal muscle structure, function and, motor control during contraction and exercise of a varying nature and how this may change with chronic contractile activity.
234.722 Advanced Biomechanics 15 credits
Advanced study of selected topics in the biomechanics of human bodily movement to provide an in-depth knowledge of techniques and methods for quantitative analysis of complex skills. Analysis of gait will be covered as a fundamental component of all movement, and aspects of clinical biomechanics may also be included.
234.723 Advanced Topics in Exercise Science 15 credits
Evaluation and critical analysis of important and topical research in sport and clinical exercise physiology. Students will gain competencies in a range of research techniques relating to Exercise Science.
234.731 Advanced Sport in the Social Context 30 credits
An advanced examination of the meaning and role(s) of sport and leisure in contemporary society with particular reference to selected topical issues and the implications that these have on the organisation and management of sport.

Management

234.732 Advanced Sport Management 30 credits
An examination of contemporary sport and recreation management practice in New Zealand and overseas.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.736 Advanced Sport Coaching 30 credits
This course offers an advanced examination of contemporary issues and topics related to sport coaching.
234.738 Advanced Sport Practicum 30 credits
The advanced practicum is designed to provide practical experience in the sport management or coaching areas according to individual interests and experience.
234.745 Advanced Application of Maori Perspectives to Health and Physical Education 30 credits
An advanced course that critically examines the implementation of Indigenous (Maori) knowledge, through analysis of the Treaty of Waitangi and Maori models of health and well-being to aid in examining issues relevant to health and physical education in Aotearoa New Zealand.
234.771 Research Methods in Sport and Exercise 15 credits
The course will develop knowledge of research paradigms, designs and methodologies in preparation for postgraduate research studies in sport and exercise. The consequent alternative modules (A or B) will develop further qualitative or quantitative research methods knowledge, skills and experience.
234.790 Special Topic 15 credits
234.791 Special Topic 15 credits
234.792 Special Topic 30 credits
234.799 Research Report 30 credits
234.832 Professional Practice in Sport Management 60 credits
A comprehensive examination of the professional issues that impact on the practice of sport management. Professional leadership and interrelationships may be analysed using a case-study based approach. The focus is on the development of the knowledge and skills required by the sport management professional in practice.
234.870 Research Report 60 credits
234.871 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work
234.872 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.875 Thesis 90 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.890 Thesis 90 credits
The supervised undertaking of an original piece of research in sport and exercise.
234.891 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.892 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.897 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.898 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.899 Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.900 PhD Sport & Exercise Science 120 credits

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