Muscular Strength for Health and Performance

7,5 credits

The main content of the course is theoretical with integration of practical situations and cases. The course highlights how strength and power training can contribute to or lead to increased neuromuscular performance, such as increased strength and power, and how strength and power training can function as health promotion, disease prevention and rehabilitation intervention. Furthermore, relevant methods for evaluating strength and power training in these situations are included. The course is based on studies and discussions of the latest research in the subject of muscular strength for health and performance.

Autumn 2023 (Campus based, Halmstad, 50%)


Advanced level

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Entry requirements:

Bachelor's degree within the main field of study in biomedicine, physiotherapy, sports science or equivalent, of which 15 credits anatomy and physiology, 7.5 credits exercise training and at least 15 credits scientific degree project. English 6.

Selection rules:

Available for exchange students. Limited numbers of seats.

Start week:

week: 35

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Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.

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