BMES003 Research Methodology in Biomechanics (6 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



Getting acquainted with the essential literature and analysing methods in the biomechanical research.

Completion methods

Research methodology seminar (24 hours), where students present scientific reports on different research methods and prepare a written survey on selected research methodology.
Examination on the reports and surveys.

Assessment details

Reports and surveys 70%, exam 30%

Learning outcomes

Advance the knowledge of research methodology by becoming acquainted with the essential research methods used in your thesis. After completing the course a student is able to:
• select appropriate methods for his/her thesis
• critically evaluate research data and methodology
• critically evaluate the reliability and validity of chosen methods
• integrate theory and research results and draw conclusions

Additional information

1st spring

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Laajan seminaarikirjallisuuskatsauksen osuus on 70 % ja seminaariin liittyvän tentin 30 %
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (6 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
English, Finnish