Oct 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXSC 471 - Sports Biomechanics

Physical laws and biomechanical principles that govern high-level human functioning: running, ballistic-power movements, striking and impacting, resistance factors, and sports engineering. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

Prerequisites: EXSC 370, grade of C or higher.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of mechanical principles.
  • Apply concepts to novel situations.
  • Demonstrate an increased ability to read and interpret scientific literature.
  • Apply the concepts of movement mechanics to sports performance.
  • Apply their knowledge of the scientific methods to answer research questions in sports mechanics.
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