SPCO304-21S2 (D) Semester Two 2021 (Distance)

Applied Biomechanics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021


This course explores practical applications of biomechanics to equip students to support athletes to enhance sporting performance and minimise injury occurrence. Students will gain an understanding of the use of analytical methods and tools to make quantitative measurements and apply the principles of biomechanics to measuring and supporting performance.


SPCO204, or
30 points at 100-level MATH or
PHYS and approval from Programme Coordinator.

Course Coordinator

Jenny Clarke


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Velocimeter assignment 26 Aug 2021 25%
Depth Jumping Analysis 27 Sep 2021 25% With prior lecturer approval, Distance students may instead complete the campus assignment of '3D Motion Capture Project' in place of this assessment.
Final Exam 50% To be held during the official UC Examination period. Check the UC examination timetable for date, time and room venue. Keep up to date through this link: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SPCO304 Occurrences

  • SPCO304-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021
  • SPCO304-21S2 (D) Semester Two 2021 (Distance)