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Paediatric Sport Science


This module is designed to develop knowledge and practical skills on all aspects of the athletic preparation of male and female youth team sports players.  Students will gain knowledge, for example on the impact of growth and maturation on sports performance and critically evaluate the approaches used in performance monitoring among youth team sports populations.  This module will equip students with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to evaluate and monitor the youth team sport player.

This is an SCQF Level 10 module and upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 10 credits.



There will be a one-hour lecture and a 2-hour lab session each week for 6 weeks.  Timetable to be confirmed.


Course presenter

This module will be delivered by Professor Vish Unnithan.


NOTE: This is a university module and upon approval of your application, you will be invited to register and then supported to complete enrolment. To enrol on the university system, the first step involves security set-up using the Microsoft Authenticator app; you will need to ensure that you have a compatible smartphone.

Further information is available at the Student Information Portal.

To access this module via the CPD route, individuals should be ordinarily resident in Scotland.  If you do not meet this criteria, please enquire here.


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