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Centre for Sport and Exercise Science


FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences

BSc Sports Science in
Relation to
Medicine

Programme Leader:


Dr Daniella Strauss

Worsley 9.58a

D.N.Strauss@leeds.ac.uk

Centre for Sport and Exercise Science


FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Centre for Sport and Exercise Science


FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

All intercalating degrees at Leeds are

in Relation to Medicine
”. This is a
stand alone degree, giving you the
opportunity to develop an interest
outside, although in many ways
relevant to, medicine.

The programme follows as closely as
possible the final year of the
BSc Sport
& Exercise Science

programmes
offered by the Faculty.

Duration 1 year.


What is Sports Science in Relation to
Medicine?

Centre for Sport and Exercise Science


FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

BSc Sports Science degree programmes include
:

4 disciplines


Biomechanics


Exercise physiology


Motor control


Sports psychology

Plus


Anatomy


Statistics and Research
Methods

Centre for Sport and Exercise Science


FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

The 4 Disciplines of Sport and Exercise Science

Biomechanics


the study of the mechanics (forces and motions) of human movement


performance, “technique” and injury.

Exercise Physiology


how the body functions during exercise and how it responds to long
term exercise training.


metabolism, respiration, body composition;
muscle function.

Motor Control


the processes that underlie movement control, skill acquisition and
retention.

Sports Psychology


the thoughts, feelings and emotions of individuals and how these
influence human behaviour in sport and exercise.


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FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

SPSC3061 Research project (40credits)

SPSC3301 Interdisciplinary
Issues in Sport and Exercise (20 credits)

SPSC3321 Advanced
exercise physiology (10 credits)

SPSC3328 Sport
Medicine, Health and Nutrition (10 credits)


A maximum of 20 credits

of the following modules (these are level 2
modules):

SPSC2314 Social
Processes in Sport (20
credits)
Or
SPSC2114 Social
Processes in
Sport 1 (10
credits)

SPSC2304 Biomechanics
of Sport
& Exercise (20 credits)
Or

SPSC2213 Biomechanics
of
Sport
& Exercise
1 (10 credits
)

SPSC2308 Motor
Control (20
credits)
Or

SPSC 2031 Motor
Control 1 (10 credits
)


Up to 40 credits from the following (all 10 credits, level 3 modules)

SPSC 3315 Movement analysis

SPSC 3316 Mechanics of Sports Performance

SPSC 3032 Motor control: Research Issues

SPSC 3318 Exercise and psychological health

SPSC 3326 Exercise prescription






The degree programme consists of 120 credits from the following
:

Compulsory
modules

(totalling 80
credits):


Optional
modules

(totalling 40
credits):


Centre for Sport and Exercise Science


FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

These are typically aligned to the research interests of staff. You
will work in small research teams to collect data and then
independently produce your research paper.

Recent Topics:

Making
it happen: from goal setting to goal pursuit

Does "winning at all costs" help the athlete to cope better with stress?

Oxygen uptake kinetics during exercise

Coping with stress in Sport and Exercise

Impact of physical activity upon central and peripheral aortic stiffness in women

Children’s Gait

The relationship between diet and cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

The effect of open and closed stance on postural control in archery

Acclimatization and the endurance athlete

Can exercise halt the ageing decline of the heart?

Positional load carriage and relationship to plantar pressure distribution

Muscle
Activation Incline
Decline Running

Manipulating the sleep
-
wake cycle to improve athletic performance

Effectiveness of breakfast fitness clubs and early morning fitness sessions

Coordination strategies
-

how do we control complex movements?

Fluid balance / sports drinks and hot & humid environments

Pre
-
season determinants of injury in a
chosen sport

Research project