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SP2010 - Principles of Motor Learning and Motor Control

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Only available to students other than listed as approved by the Head of Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science.

This subject provides the introduction of describing and analysing skill classification, measurement of motor performance, theories of motor control, motor learning, practice and feedback.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an ability to conduct tests of motor function and to evaluate problems in motor learning and control;
  • analyse the factors affecting the process of motor skill learning and motor performance;
  • describe basic principles of theoretical and practical aspects of motor control.
Prerequisites: SP2200

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jonathan Connor
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Jonathan Connor, Dr Carl Woods.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 24 hours lectures
  • 14 hours tutorials
  • 14 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (20%); report (individual) (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jonathan Connor
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Jonathan Connor.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 24 hours lectures
  • 14 hours tutorials
  • 14 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (20%); report (individual) (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.