2020/21 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
SPSC3329 Motor and Psychological Aspects of Rehabilitation
10 creditsClass Size: 75
Module manager: Dr Andrea Utley
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2020/21
Pre-requisite qualificationsIntermediate knowledge in Sport Psychology
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesThis module explores the motor and psychological aspects of rehabilitation including the study of movement in terms of: neuromuscular control, reflexes, posture and balance, as well as sensorimotor systems, and rehabilitation theory.
In addition psychological processes underpinning rehabilitation including adherence, self-efficacy, stress, and coping will be examined.
By the end of this module students will:
- be able to critically evaluate the relevance of contemporary research in motor and psychological aspects of rehabilitation
- critically analyse the unpinning psychology theory and development of advanced models
- demonstrate a wider appreciation of multiple facets of motor and psychological aspects of rehabilitation.
Students will be able to:
- demonstrate a critical understanding of theoretical and methodological issues encountered in contemporary research and practice.
- orally communicate and disseminate relevant information on a selected contemporary topic.
- Clinical management of patients.
- Conceptual framework for recovery.
- Principles and practice of rehabilitation.
- Psychological management of patients
- Psychological aspects of recovery.
- Enhancement of Motor Recovery
- Motor learning and recovery
Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Class tests, exams and assessment||1||2.00||2.00|
|Private study hours||82.00|
|Total Contact hours||18.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private study- Preparation for summative assessments (40 hours)
- Self-directed learning (32 hours)
- 1 hour per week reviewing online discussion issues (10 hours).
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackSummative assessment through coursework and final exam.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay||1,500 word review||25.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||25.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Open Book exam||48 hr||75.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||75.00|
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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