HSE104 - Research Methods and Statistics in Exercise and Sport


2021 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 H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and D394 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) and D333 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor Nutrition Science.

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Anne Turner





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Study commitment

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

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 research design and methodology in the context of exercise and sport science (ESS). This will range from examining some different quality indicators such as validity and reliability to more applied work examining how to organise, analyse, interpret and present ESS research data. The unit will explore different ways that ESS research data are collected and analysed using both qualitative and quantitative statistical methods.

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