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SP3014 - Independent Project in Sport and Exercise Science

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

This subject is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for independent research of sport and exercise science practice including literature reviewing, data and statistical interpretation, and oral and written presentation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the design, conduct and evaluation of research used in sport and exercise science;
  • Demonstrate skills in information retrieval and critical analysis of published scientific material;
  • Demonstrate individual written and oral presentation skills for effective communication;
  • Demonstrate the development skills required for independent study and research in at least one sport and exercise science discipline area.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Prerequisites: HS2402 OR BU1010 OR BU2010 OR BU10076 CP of level 3 SP subjects from SP3006 SP3007 SP3008 SP3010 - Allow concurrent enrolment with SP3008


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (20%); project proposal (10%); completed report (70%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (20%); project proposal (10%); completed project (70%).

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.