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

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Compulsory activities

  • Compulsory activity consists of written assignments done in groups.
  • 3 out of 4 written submissions must be approved in order to get the compulsory activity approved.
  • The compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students re-sit the examination only.


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

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)
Human Movement Science (ÅBEV)

Required previous knowledge

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

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 2024

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 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS 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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