HSE104 - Research Methods and Data Analysis in Exercise and Sport


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in D333, D394, H343, H353, S308, S379, S408, S479
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Anne Turner



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HSEM104
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Online learning modules, equivalent to 2–3 hours per week
1 x 2 hour seminar per week


This unit aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of qualitative and quantitative research designs and methods in the context of exercise and sport science (ESS). This includes appraising different research designs and methods as well as applied work to examine how to organise, analyse, interpret, and communicate ESS research data. The unit also explores key ethical considerations, approaches for selecting and applying qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques, and how to perform and interpret basic data analyses.

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