Health, Sport and Human Performance Subject regulations

Health, Sport and Human Performance draws on a range of theoretical and applied perspectives to examine the political, cultural, economic and social forces that influence communities and organisations as well as people's behaviour in relation to sport and leisure.

Note:

There will be no new enrolments into the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Health, Sport and Human Performance subject. Students are directed to new subjects in Community Health, Human Performance Science, and Sport Development and Coaching.

Students are encouraged to contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science for programme advice.

Health, Sport and Human Performance papers

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Code and paper title Points
DANCE101 Dance, Movement and Culture right arrow

This paper integrates dance practice and theory, providing practical experience of different dances of Aotearoa, the Pacific region and beyond...

15 24B (Hamilton)
HPSCI101 Introduction to Human Performance Science right arrow

This paper will provide an introduction to Human Performance Science.

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
SDCOA101 Sport, Culture and Development: Trends and Issues right arrow

In this paper students will gain an introduction to sociological understandings of sport and movement cultures. They will develop new ways of...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
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CMYHE201 Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Communities right arrow

This paper aims to develop understanding of sociological analyses and critiques of health promotion and to develop comprehension of the relationship...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
CMYHE202 Understanding Healthy Bodies: Sociocultural Perspectives right arrow

This paper develops a sociocultural understanding of healthy bodies.

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
HPSCI202 Psychomotor Learning and Performance right arrow

The paper provides a broad research-informed introduction to themes associated with perceptual and psychological factors that influence how people...

15 24B (Hamilton)
HPSCI203 Nutrition for Health and Exercise right arrow

This paper will include an overview of nutrition in the context of sport and health related settings, with focus on understanding the roles of macro...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
HPSCI204 Biomechanics in Sport: Functional Anatomy and Biomechanical Principles right arrow

This paper covers basic biomechanics concepts, including static mechanics, dynamic mechanics, kinematics, and kinetics. Injury mechanics, prevention...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
HPSCI206 Psychology of Health, Sport and Human Performance right arrow

This paper addresses key psychological aspects of sport and human performance. Select psychological concepts are covered to develop knowledge...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
SDCOA201 Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society right arrow

In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within...

15 24A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga)
SDCOA202 Negotiating Sport Development and Coaching Contexts right arrow

Sport development and coaching occurs in complex and dynamic interpersonal, physical and organisational environments. This paper introduces and...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
SDCOA203 Athlete-centred Coaching right arrow

This paper advances practices integral to learner/athlete centred coaching, facilitation and instruction in an array of sport and recreation settings.

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
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CMYHE301 Critical Perspectives of Health right arrow

In this paper students will critically engage with a range of contemporary health and social issues using a case study approach. This will include...

15 24B (Online)
CMYHE302 Health in the Digital Era right arrow

This paper critically examines how the growth of digital technologies have influenced understandings and practices of health. Key themes in this...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga)
HELTH381 Extended Industry and Community Engagement in Sport right arrow

This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner...

30 24D (Hamilton) & 24D (Tauranga) & 24I (Hamilton)
HELTH382 Industry and Community Engagement in Sport right arrow

This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24C (Online)
HELTH383 Industry and Community Engagement in Health right arrow

This paper fulfils The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24C (Online)
HPSCI301 Advanced Exercise Physiology right arrow

The paper critically examines complex physiological mechanisms and explores innovative strategies to manipulate these mechanisms to enhance fitness...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
HPSCI302 Advances in Human Performance Psychology right arrow

The paper examines historical and contemporary approaches to the psychology of human performance in physical activity, sport and other domains, with...

15 24B (Hamilton)
HPSCI303 Advanced Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention right arrow

The paper critically examines the theoretical/biomechanical concepts involved in analysing and monitoring human movement to enhance health and...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
HPSCI304 Advanced Strength Conditioning and Exercise Prescription right arrow

This paper explores technological innovations in sport and human performance. It aims to investigate the various forms of technologies used to...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
HSHUP301 Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 1 right arrow

This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project...

15 No occurrences
HSHUP302 Industry and Community Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 2 right arrow

This paper fulfills The University of Waikato's requirement for all students to engage with the wider community in a work-related or applied project...

15 No occurrences
HSHUP303 Extended Industry Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 1 right arrow

This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner...

30 No occurrences
HSHUP304 Extended Industry Engagement in Health, Sport and Human Performance 2 right arrow

This work-integrated learning paper provides students with an extended engagement with a work placement with an industry or community partner...

30 No occurrences
HSHUP390 Directed Study right arrow

This paper allows you to work independently under the supervision of a staff member to conduct an investigation on a topic of your choice.

15 24A (Online) & 24B (Online)
SDCOA301 Contemporary Issues in Sport Development in Local and Global Contexts right arrow

In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
SDCOA303 Sport, Media and Communication right arrow

This paper expands students’ critical sociocultural understanding of the media. Students will develop knowledge of the production and consumption of...

15 24A (Online)
SDCOA304 Advances in Coaching Practice right arrow

This paper critically examines the instructional strategies and practices adopted to promote effective instruction in selected settings. A range of...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
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EDUCA500 Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Māori and Critical Theories right arrow

Culturally Responsive Methodologies utilise kaupapa Māori and critical theoretical frameworks to develop contexts within which the researched...

30 24X (Block - Tauranga)
EDUCA557 Becoming a researcher: theory, ethics and methods right arrow

This paper introduces students to major educational and social science research paradigms, methodologies, ethical researcher conduct, and methods...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24H (Block)
HPSCI502 Advanced Human Performance Science right arrow

This paper will provide a forum in which students can engage in critical debate concerning various sport science topics and issues, develop practical...

30 24A (Hamilton)
HPSCI592 Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical, applied or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
HPSCI593 Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
HPSCI594 Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
HSHUP501 Research Methods in Health, Sport and Human Performance right arrow

This paper will allow students to develop their skills for finding and analysing literature, gain an understanding of different research designs...

30 24A (Hamilton)
HSHUP507 Social Sciences of Sport, Active Recreation and Coaching right arrow

Students will be introduced to key theories used for the social scientific study of sport, active recreation and coaching. Attention will be paid to...

30 24A (Online)
HSHUP590 Directed Study right arrow

Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.

30 24X (Online)
HSHUP592 Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical, applied or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
HSHUP593 Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
HSHUP594 Health, Sport and Human Performance Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
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HSHUP800 Health, Sport and Human Performance MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
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HPSCI900 Health, Sport and Human Performance PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24I (Tauranga) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24J (Tauranga) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24K (Tauranga) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
HSHUP900 Health, Sport and Human Performance PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24I (Tauranga) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 19 May 2024 01:00am