BEV1012 - Methods and Statistics


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 provides the student with basic knowledge of research methods and analysis of quantitative data in movement science. The course deals with key study designs and basic statistical concepts, in addition to basic tools for critical reading of research articles. Through lectures and exercises, students gain knowledge of and skills in basic statistical analyzes and how the results from these can be presented and avaluated.

Learning outcome


The student has knowledge of

  • key study designs and their characteristics
  • descriptive statistics
  • basic statistical concepts and statistical analysis
  • how results from statistical analyzed can be presented and evaluated


The student has the ability to

  • perform basic statistical analyzes
  • read and evaluate results based on quantitative data

General competence

  • The student has the ability to understand, use and evaluate basic research methods and statistical analyzes within human movement science

Learning methods and activities

The teaching will be given as lectures, digital resources, and compulsory exercises. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • 70% participation in exercises

Further on evaluation

  • The compulsory activity implies approval of 70% of the exercises.
  • Exercises will be given as group activities with a written report and as plenary exercises that requires participation.
  • 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)
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 the 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
BEV1003 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 2023-11-27 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL111 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 81
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL111 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 21
Spring UTS School exam 100/100 E 2024-05-29 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL410 Sluppenvegen 14 1
  • * 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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