Science of Sport

Schedule:

You will be expected to compete all assigned readings indicated in the second column. They correspond to the topics discussed in class.


Monday January 6: 

intro to class

What is Biomechanics?

Biomechanics of Sport & Exercise [BSE] chapters 1 & 2 [ch. 2 should be a review] & pages 294 - 297 
Monday January 13: 

Fundamentals
Seminar Taboo part I.
** bring a calculator to class**
Athletic Supplement Research  - choose topics/partners

BSE: chapter 3, pages 298 306. Cartoon Guide to Physics [CGP] chapters 1 & 2

Taboo: Part I chapters 1 & 2. Seminar paper due. guidelines for seminar papers 

Vocabulary worksheet

Questions for chapter 3

Monday January 20 - NO CLASS

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO COMPLETE ALL ASSIGNED READINGS/ASSIGNMENTS IN LIEU OF CLASSTIME.

BSE: chapter 4. 

CGP: chapters 3 8

Taboo: Parts II & III chapters 3-9

Monday January 27 

Seminar Taboo parts II & III
** bring a calculator to class**

BSE: chapter 5 & pages 306 321

Seminar paper due.
Vocabulary Worksheet
Questions for chapters 4 & 5

Monday February 3 
** bring a calculator to class**
Gait Analysis - Craig Dickson: TESC crosscountry & track coach
* wear clothes / shoes for running*
BSE: chapter 6
article on gait analysis
Taboo: Part IV chapters 10 - 15
Analysis of Sport Skills
Questions for chapters 6 & 16
Monday February 10
'Energy' Bars
Seminar Taboo part IV -postponed until 2/24
workshop
The Shoulder - Kyle Nelson, CAT
BSE: chapter 7
CGP: chapter 9
Seminar paper due
Monday February 17 - NO CLASS

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO COMPLETE ALL ASSIGNED READINGS/ASSIGNMENTS IN LIEU OF CLASSTIME.

BSE: chapter 8
CGP: chapters 10 & 11

Taboo: Parts V - VII chapters 16 24. 
vocabulary          questions

Monday February 24 
** bring a calculator to class**
Adrogenic Supplements
Seminar Taboo parts V - VII
BSE: chapter 9

Seminar paper due
questions due

Monday March 3
Dave Weber,TESC- Athletic Director
 Seminar  - TABOO
Protein Powders
Gels
Paper: Concluding Thoughts on Taboo due

questions

Monday March 10
blood doping
mechanics     * bring calculator*
BSE:  chapters 10 &  18
Sport Journal Due
questions due
Monday March 17
Fluid Replacements
Peter Robinson - Fluid Mechanics
Stretching - wear appropriate clothing to stretch in
Self Evaluation due [must be on an 'official' form - available at computer center]
BSE: chapter 11

 

A copy of Cartoon Guide to Physics will be on open reserve in the Library.