Sport and Talent

Faculteit Medische Wetenschappen / UMCG
Jaar 2019/20
Vakcode BWM139
Vaknaam Sport and Talent
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a

Uitgebreide vaknaam Sport and Talent
Leerdoelen 1) Understand the scientific models on sport and talent; 2) Describe the underlying mechanisms of talent detection, identification, selection, development, and transfer; 3) Evaluate relevant scientific literature on practical application for sport and talent; 4) Detect a practical problem in the domain of sport and talent; 5)Develop a product in order to address the practical problem; 6) Evaluate the value, feasibility and practical use of the product for the practical field
Omschrijving The course is a profile course in the second semester of the master Sport Sciences. It follows on from the courses in the Specialisation Sport. For students with an interest in sport and talent, it prepares them for their master graduation project in Sport Sciences.
description Following classes on scientific models for talent identification and talent development, students work on assignments, i.e., Perusall assignments, written and oral presentations resulting in an applied scientific paper for people interested in sports practice (trainers, coaches, talented athletes, parents etc.).
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges en practica
(Lectures, discussion groups, and presentations (20))
Toetsvorm artikel schrijven
(The assessment consists of a written assignment, Perusall assignments and an elevator pitch.)
Vaksoort Master
Coördinator dr. M.T. Elferink-Gemser
Docent(en) dr. M.T. Elferink-Gemser
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
- Elferink-Gemser, M.T., Jordet, G., Coelho-E-Silva, M.J., Visscher, C. (2011). The marvels of elite sports: how to get there? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(9), 683-684.
Other literature to be announced.
Opmerkingen There is a limit to the number of participants (n=24). Admission will be determined through letters of motivation.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Human Movement Sciences 1 semester II a keuze
MSc Sport Sciences 1 semester II a keuze