KTEY013 Assessing Functional Capacity in Health Sciences (3 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2022-2023, 2023-2024



Measurement and evaluation of body composition and anthropometry, functional capacity of the respiratory and circulatory systems, neuromuscular performance, postural balance, gait and mobility, physical activity, and psychological functioning in adults and older people.

Completion methods

Active participation in the lectures (14 hours) and demonstrations (14 hours), written reports.

Assessment details

Written reports

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student is able to
• Explain how the different areas of functional capacity can be measured and assessed
• Describe and evaluate the validity and reliability of various assessment techniques
• Understands the meaning of standardization for measurement reliability

Additional information

Spring semester

Completion methods

Method 1

Time of teaching:
Period 3, Period 4
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish