The course takes place in period

2 (2020-10-26 to 2020-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student understands the possibilities of exercise testing and training when developing different physical qualities of the individual in order to perform in the best possible way from the physiological point of view. The student both extends and deepens his/her knowledge related to the phenomena in physical testing and training. In addition, the aim is that the student can plan, execute and assess physical testing and exercise training for a given target group. The student is aware of the basic values and ethical principles in anti-doping. The student learns to work both independently and in a group, search for, critically evaluate and deal with information and develop him/herself in his/her own expert area in sports.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - Understand the testing and training of different physical performance qualities, their training principles and the connections between different physical performance qualities on a deeper and broader physiological level. - Plan, execute and assess exercise testing and training according to the goals for a given individual. - Find and utilize scientific information in order to motivate his/her choices in exercise testing and training. - Know how different environmental conditions can affect sports performance. - Be aware of ethical principles in anti- doping. - Can measure stress, recovery and physical activity/inactivity as well as can analyze, interpret and utilize these measurements. - Understand the measurement of muscle activity and how it can be utilized in exercise testing and training. - Know how to measure the mobility of human body and how the measurement results can be utilized in physical training

Course contents

- Training and testing of physical performance and the mechanisms of effect in physical training - Training in different environmental conditions - Anti-doping - Combined endurance and strength training - Measurement of stress, recovery and physical activity/inactivity - Measurement of muscle activity and its utilization in physical testing and training - Measurement of the mobility of human body and its utilization in physical testing and training

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Sports coaching and fitness testing, Exercise physiology

Additional information

The course is organized in English if needed!

Recommended or required reading

Bellardini, H., Henriksson, A. & Tonkonogi, M. 2009. Tester och mätmetoder för idrott och hälsa. Sisu idrottsböcker. Bompa & Haff. 2009. Periodization: Theory and methodology of Training. 5th edition. Human Kinetics. Cook, G. 2010. Movement. Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment and Corrective Strategies. Lotus Publishing. Dwyer, G.B. & Davis, S.E. (ed) 2005. ACSM?s Health-related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual. Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Fleck, S.J. & Kraemer, W.J. 2004. Designing resistance training programs. Third edition. Human Kinetics. Katch V.L., McArdle W.D. & Katch F.I. 2011. Essentials of exercise Physiology. Fourth edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Kenney, W.L., Wilmore, J.H. & Costill, D.L. 2015. Physiology of Sport and Exercise. Human Kinetics. Keskinen, K.L., Häkkinen, K., Kallinen, M., Kuivalainen, J. & Aartolahti, E. (red.) 2018. Fyysisen kunnon mittaaminen: käsi- ja oppikirja kuntotestaajille. Liikuntatieteellinen seura. Larsen, F. & Mattsson, M. 2013. Kondition och uthållighet för träning, tävling och hälsa. SISU Idrottsböcker. Tanner, R. & Gore, C. (ed) 2013. Physiological tests for elite athletes. Second Edition. Human Kinetics. Thomeé, R., Augustsson, J., Wernbom, M., Augustsson, S. & Karlsson, J. 2008. Styrketräning för idrott, motion och rehabilitering. SISU Idrottsböcker. Thompson, W.R., Gordon, N.F. & Pescatello, L.S. (ed) 2010. ACSM?s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. Eight Edition. Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 18 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 3 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 22 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 45 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Seminars - 12 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The final course grade will be determined by part one of the course which consists of a group assignment (teoretical and practical). The student must also take part into the compulsory lectures of the course and pass and hand in (in time) all the assignments. The assignments will have a neutral (±0) or increasing (+1) effect on the final grade.

Teacher

  • Ruutu Katri
  • Ring Joachim

Examiner

Ruutu Katri

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2021-03-31

Course enrolment period

2020-09-01 to 2020-11-22

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-10-26 10:00 - 12:00 B327 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Kursinfo Ruutu Katri
2020-10-28 10:00 - 12:00 B326 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Antidoping Ruutu Katri
2020-10-29 10:00 - 12:00 B327 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Träning under specialförhållanden Ruutu Katri
2020-11-03 10:00 - 12:00 B328 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Handledning av grupparbete Ruutu Katri
2020-11-04 10:00 - 12:00 B326 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Firstbeat & Fibion (Del 1) Ruutu Katri
2020-11-05 09:00 - 15:00 M703 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Frivilliga testövningar Ruutu Katri
2020-11-17 10:00 - 12:00 B328 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Kombinerad uthållighets- och styrketräning Ruutu Katri
2020-11-18 09:00 - 12:00 B326 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Handledning av grupparbete och planpresentationer Ruutu Katri
2020-11-19 09:00 - 15:00 M703 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Frivilliga testövningar Ruutu Katri
2020-11-24 10:00 - 12:00 B328 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Firstbeat & Fibion (Del 2) Ruutu Katri
2020-11-25 09:00 - 15:00 M703 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Frivilliga testövningar Ruutu Katri
2020-12-01 09:00 - 12:00 M703 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Mätning av muskelaktivitet och mobilitet Ruutu Katri
2020-12-03 08:00 - 15:00 M703 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Testtillfällen Ruutu Katri
2020-12-04 08:00 - 15:00 M703 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Testtillfällen Ruutu Katri
2020-12-15 09:00 - 15:00 B326 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Seminariet (testfeedback + träningsplan) Ruutu Katri
2020-12-16 13:00 - 14:00 B328 Fördjupad test- och träningslära Feedback- och reflektionstillfälle Ruutu Katri

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