BEV1010 - Motor Behaviour


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

The course gives an introduction into basic motor principles related to movement control, learning, and development. Themes include different explanatory models of motor control and how different types of movements are controlled in a lifetime perspective. In addition to lectures, practical activities, observations and demonstrations will be used to illustrate theoretical perspectives.

Learning outcome


The student has knowledge

  • of how movements are controlled
  • of how movements are learned and developed
  • about changes in motor control in different phases of life


The student should be able to

  • describe explanatory models for motor control
  • apply basic motor principles related to movement control

General competence

The student can reflect on and convey theories and issues related to motor control, learning, development and aging.

Learning methods and activities

Up to 42 hours lectures/exercises/group work. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • 70% participation in exercises.

Further on evaluation

Compulsory activities

  • Compulsory activity consists of group work.
  • The compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students resit the examination only.


  • If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes. For more information:

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)
One-Year Programme in Human Movement Science (ÅBEV)
Social Science and Sport Sciences (BSAMIDR)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's programme, and one-year programme in Human Movement Science, and bachelor's programme in Social Sciences and Sports Sciences.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDR1003 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
BEV1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Sport Science
  • Human Movement Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-11-30 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL311 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL311 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 18
SL111 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 81
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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