BEV2006 - Training and Performance


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

The course will cover the basic principles for training adaptations in individuals at difference performance levels. The primary topics will be strength, endurance and technique training, but psychological factors will also be addressed in addition to how it influence performance. The effect of different types of training will be discussed in the context of how it influences performance in different sports.

Learning outcome

Learning outcome
• The student has basic knowledge on the effect of different types of physical training on performance in athletes.
• The student has knowledge on essential topics, processes, tools and methods for evaluating performance in elite sports.
• The student has knowledge on specific challenges related to research and development in elite sports.
• The student has insight into how elite sports and performance improvement may create ethical problems (e.g. body weight, burnout, doping).

• The student can apply theories in physiology, biomechanics and motor learning to explain the effects of different types of training on physical adaptation and performance.
• The student is able to design a training program with the purpose of improving performance.
• The student can evaluate internal and external factors influencing the performance of an individual (e.g. heat, cold, altitude and mental aspects) and make appropriate adjustments in a training program.
• The student is able to evaluate the effect of training with use of relevant tests.

General competence
• The student is able, through writing and discussion, to disseminate theories and challenges within elite sports in addition to suggest and argue for relevant solutions.

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

Further on evaluation

* 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)

Required previous knowledge

Minimum 30 credits from BEV1010, BEV1011, BEV1012, BEV1013 and BEV 1014. The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor program in Human Movement Science.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BEV2004 7.5 01.09.2011
MFEL1050 2.0 01.09.2012
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science


Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home exam 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home exam (1) 100/100





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.
  • 1) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation.

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