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Sport Studies

Sport Studies

Label
Online Taster Course
Level
bachelor
Language
English
  • Sports and Health
  • Behaviour and Society
  • Business and Economics

Welcome by Online Taster Course! The School of Sports Studies offers a three-year flexible bachelor’s programme, made up of 180 ECTS. Do you want to focus on sports as a means for a social, better world or sports as a means for a more vital society? Are you going for the unlimited business possibilities of sports or are you the connector who brings all disciplines together? Get the best out of yourself based on your passion!

What is Online Taster Course?

During Online Taster Course you follow a part of a first-year study programme. It will give you an idea of what the programme is like. A module consists of three parts: a taster lecture, a bit of theory and a short exam. It is a good way for you to find out whether this study suits you, and your skills and qualities!

*The below video is in Dutch. 

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This Taster Course is taught by

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  • Leonie Theus

    Lecturer

    Leonie Theus
  • Rob van Rozen

    Programme coordinator year 1

    Rob van Rozen
  • Anouk Trooster

    Lecturer

    Anouk Trooster

Module 1: sport world & identity

What is the history of sports and what are people's motives to take part in sports? During this module, lecturer Leonie will tell you all about it!

Step 1: watch the introduction video

Long before the Olympics, there were the Tailteann Games, which the ancient Irish held around 1,800 BC. At the first recorded Olympic Games in 760 BC, there was only one event: a foot race. This video give you a first introduction to the history of sports. 

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Step 2: watch the video

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Step 3: answer the questions

These questions are not meant to let you experience what an actual exam of a study programme is like. You can answer the questions to check whether you have understood steps 1 and 2 of the Taster Course correctly. You will get feedback on your answers so that you can see why your answers were correct or incorrect. You can also interact with your classmates to find out how they did.

Answer the questions

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Step 4: do the assignment

For this assignment, your task is to delve into the history and development of a sport of your choice. This exercise will provide insights into the sport's origin, how it has transformed over time and its current status in terms of global participation. 

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Module 2: fitness trainer a

During the programme of Sports Studies you can choose the module fitness trainer a where you'll become a licenced trainer in the industry. In order to be a perfect trainer, you have to make a training plan for your client. For this, you need to select the right exercise. During this taster module, lecturers Anouk en Rob will tell you more about the anatomy and a motion analysis. 

Step 1: watch the video

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Step 2: study the theory

How do you do the perfect deadlift? Which muscles do you use and how do you execute it? Read all about it in this online article. Please note, you need this information for the questions by step 3. 

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Step 3: answer the questions

These questions are not meant to let you experience what an actual exam of a study programme is like. You can answer the questions to check whether you have understood steps 1 and 2 of the Taster Course correctly. You will get feedback on your answers so that you can see why your answers were correct or incorrect. You can also interact with your classmates to find out how they did.

Answer the questions

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Module 3: vitality at work

How vital are employees? And what can you do to improve their vitality? During this module, lecturers Anouk and Rob will talk you through the definition of vitality and interventions to improve the vitality of employees.

Step 1: watch the video

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Step 2: study the theory

Employee wellness programmes have often been viewed as a nice extra, not a strategic imperative. But the data demonstrate otherwise. So, what's the hard return on employee wellness programmes? Read more in the article. 

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Step 3: answer the questions

These questions are not meant to let you experience what an actual exam of a study programme is like. You can answer the questions to check whether you have understood steps 1 and 2 of the Taster Course correctly. You will get feedback on your answers so that you can see why your answers were correct or incorrect. You can also interact with your classmates to find out how they did.

Answer the questions

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What's next?

Have you finished your Taster Course(s) and are you (almost) sure that this is the study programme you want to follow? Sign up for a Taster Session on our campus! Through an On Campus Taster Session, you can experience what it really like to study with us. You can get a taste of the atmosphere and get to know the programme better, by taking part in sample lectures.

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Fields of interest

  • Behaviour and Society
  • Business and Economics
  • Sports and Health