HSE728 - Sport Science Literature Review and Application


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Online
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 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 - online

Students will be invited to attend 4 x 1 hour online collaborative seminars across the trimester, with each focused on one of the unit assessment tasks.


In Sports Science Literature Review and Application, students will develop and apply their research skills to a specific research area within applied sport science. Students will learn specific skills essential for conducting systematic review and meta-analyses. They will work with a supervisory team to produce a critical review of the literature that can be published in a journal relevant to their career path. Students will then complete EITHER a brief research proposal (for students interested in completing HSE729 Sport Science Research Project) OR brief recommendations for practitioners’ (for students interested in completing HSE730 Professional Placement and Development). All students will be introduced to the ethical conduct of sport science research and practice.

Please note:

1) HSE728 Sports Science Literature Review and Application can be selected as a stand-alone unit; it is not essential to complete HSE729.

2) Whilst every effort will be made to align the project areas completed in HSE728 and HSE729, on occasion this may not be possible.

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