Sports Studies II
level of course unit
first cycle, Bachelor
Learning outcomes of course unit
The students develop a basic understanding of movement science, training science and sports medicine aspects of sport. They are familiar with the anatomical and physiological structures and processes that are essential for understanding athletic movement and training. They can understand and explain fundamental concepts and theories (and the corresponding empirical findings) of kinesiology, training science and sports medicine and reflect on them against the background of a later career in the field of sport. They develop an understanding for the connection of the disciplines among themselves and to other disciplines of sports science as well as to cultural and economic disciplines. They are enabled to work on interdisciplinary tasks or questions and to present solutions.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The concepts, theories and findings of movement science, training science and sports medicine are discussed and reflected on against the background of potential occupational fields. The students experience the complex interaction of anatomical and physiological structures and processes and their significance for athletic movements and training.
recommended or required reading
Gollhofer, A. & Müller, E. (Hrsg.) (2009). Handbuch Sportbiomechanik. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Hottenrott, K. & Seidel. I. (Hrsg.). (2017). Handbuch Trainingswissenschaft – Trainingslehre. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Plesch, C., Sieven, R. & Trzolek, D. (2015). Handbuch Sportverletzungen. 3. Auflage. Aachen: Meyer & Meyer.
Raschka, C. & Nitsche, L. (2016). Praktische Sportmedizin. Stuttgart: Thieme.
Witte, K. (2018). Grundlagen der Sportmotorik im Bachelorstudium. Wiesbaden. Springer Spektrum.
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Dr. MMag. Nikolaus Greier
year of study
first year of studies
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