Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student understands the meaning of the human physical and motor development as a part of whole development. The student learns the different phases in motor development

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the condition for motor learning in different ages.

Course contents

Human physical development, human motor and learning development

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

Ericsson, I (2005). Rör dig - Lär dig. Motorik och inlärning. Sisu Idrottsböcker. Malmö.

Langlo Jagtøien. G, Hansen.K, Annertedt. C. (2002). Motorik, lek och lärande. Multicare förlag. Göteborg.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 25 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 15 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 24 hours
  • Small-group work - 9 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Seminars - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Vaappo Marko
  • Kokko Anne


Vaappo Marko

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2013-12-19 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • 2013-12-17 - Other assignments

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