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350092 VU MOD.1.V - Physiological Adaptations in mass and competitive sports (2020W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: German



Termine: Donnerstag, 14:30-16:00 Uhr am 08.10., 15.10., 05.11., 12.11., 26.11., 03.12., 17.12., 14.01., 28.01.
Ort: online
Termine: für das Labor werden für Interessierte individuelle Termine vereinbart


Aims, contents and method of the course

Within this seminar we will discuss and critically reflect physiological adaptations using specific examples from sports and exercise.
Topics: (Molecular) adaptations to endurance and strength training; Immunological changes; genetic determinants of athletic performance
Methods: Combined lecture and seminar

Assessment and permitted materials

active participation, literature search, presentation, final essay

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In total it is possible to reach 100 points, which are split to the following partial contributions:

-) Presentation (20 points)
-) participation in discussion (3x3 format) (21 points)
-) final essay (59 points)

In total more than 50 points are necessary to reach a positive grade, but each of the contributions have to be graded with at least 50% of the points.

Examination topics

Slides from lectures and materials which are provided within the seminar (moodle).

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Th 08.10.2020 15:31