VTES1000 Advanced course in the Science of Sport Coaching and Fitness Testing (6 cr)

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

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Opiskelija syventää tietämystä voiman, kestävyyden, nopeuden ja taidon harjoittamisen adaptaatiomekanismeista, harjoittelun ohjelmoinnista ja testaamisesta.


  • Measurement and training of physical fitness and performance measurement and training

  • Mechanisms influencing training

  • Training programming and monitoring the effects of training

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student...

  • is able to analyse biology of physical activity phenomena of sport coaching and fitness testing

  • Evaluate specific sub-parts of sport coaching and fitness testing and their related mechanisms

  • is able to critically evaluate physical performance measurement and training related research findings

Additional information

Autumn term

Completion methods 

· Active participation in lecture (12 hours) and seminars (22 hours)

· Write-up of seminar work and presentation 

· Exam based on lecture content, material distributed in lectures and seminar work

Study materials

Course material: A selection of latest research articles related to the topic

Completion methods

Method 1

· Aktiivinen osallistuminen luennoille (12 tuntia) ja seminaariin (22 tuntia) · Seminaaritöiden kirjoittaminen ja esittäminen · Luentojen, luennoilla jaettavan materiaalin ja seminaarin tenttiminen samassa tentissä
Evaluation criteria:
Exam (100%) and accepted seminar work
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (6 cr)

Participation in teaching
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