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Sports Science II

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students develop a basic understanding of movement science, training science and sports medicine aspects of sport. They are familiar with the anatomical and physiological structures and processes that are essential for understanding athletic movement and training. They can understand and explain fundamental concepts and theories (and the corresponding empirical findings) of kinesiology, training science and sports medicine and reflect on them against the background of a later career in the field of sport. They develop an understanding for the connection of the disciplines among themselves and to other disciplines of sports science as well as to cultural and economic disciplines. They are enabled to work on interdisciplinary tasks or questions and to present solutions.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The concepts, theories and findings of movement science, training science and sports medicine are discussed and reflected on against the background of potential occupational fields. The students experience the complex interaction of anatomical and physiological structures and processes and their significance for athletic movements and training.

recommended or required reading

Gollhofer, A. & Müller, E. (Hrsg.) (2009). Handbuch Sportbiomechanik. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Hottenrott, K. & Seidel. I. (Hrsg.). (2017). Handbuch Trainingswissenschaft – Trainingslehre. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Plesch, C., Sieven, R. & Trzolek, D. (2015). Handbuch Sportverletzungen. 3. Auflage. Aachen: Meyer & Meyer.
Raschka, C. & Nitsche, L. (2016). Praktische Sportmedizin. Stuttgart: Thieme.
Witte, K. (2018). Grundlagen der Sportmotorik im Bachelorstudium. Wiesbaden. Springer Spektrum.

assessment methods and criteria

written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)


year of study

first year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable