Introduction to Performance Analysis & Sports Technology: Tīmaatanga Taataritanga Maaia, Hangarau i te Tākaro

    Course details

    • Code: SPRT.4009
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Sports
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class40 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will attain a historical view of sports technology and biomechanics. They will be able to use a range of biomechanical principles and apply these collaboratively and individually in a practical sporting context utilising video analysis software. Students will develop knowledge and skills on the application of a range of technology innovations that enhance and analyse sporting performance.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. explore the evolution of technology and biomechanics within the context of sports;
  2. explain biomechanical principles and apply these in a practical sporting context using video analysis software, and use a team and individual approach to contextualise knowledge;
  3. identify and discuss the application of a broad range of technological innovations used alongside physical acitivity;
  4. integrate the use of a personal training device with performance and monitoring software; and
  5. demonstrate the use of a mobile coding application in a team sport setting.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017