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The course will examine how to gain a competitive edge through the application of sport science. It will consider aspects in relation to a range of disciplines including, but not limited to, biomechanics, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, sport nutrition, performance analysis and motor learning. The course will be set in the context of sports science in a contemporary bicultural Aotearoa New Zealand.
By the end of this course, successful students will be able to: 1. Critically evaluate the latest developments in sport science in the context of colonialisation and globalisation as relevant to each topic or focus.2. Complete in-depth literature searches in regard to current topics in sport science.3. Critically analyse a key topic within current topics covered in the course.4. Critically discuss, through self-reflection, developments in sport science in relation to knowledges and norms in contemporary Māori society and in a bicultural Aotearoa New Zealand. 5. Describe, in a sports science context, the meaning of the Treaty of Waitangi and Aotearoa New Zealand’s bicultural history.
Subject to approval of the Head of School
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $2,227.00
International Postgraduate fees
* 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.
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School of Health Sciences