BEV2008 - Fitness and Performance Assessment


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

The student will receive an introduction to the use of various tests and measurement methods for evaluating physical fitness and performance. Focus lays on the choice of methods as well as presentation and interpretation of results. Simple statistical analyses will be used. The teaching is built around projects where students in groups plan, conduct and report on tests and measurements of physical fitness and performance.

Learning outcome

The candidate has:
- knowledge of specific tests and measurements to evaluate physical Fitness and performance
- knowledge about validity and reliability of different tests and measurements of physical Fitness
- knowledge to be able to interpret results in a proper manner

The candidate can:
- apply knowledge on physiology, anatomy, motor behaviour and biomechanics to evaluate physical fitness in individuals and groups
- plan and conduct tests and measurements without advanced equipment to evaluate physical fitness
- describe a test instruction and protocol so that it can be executed and repeated by others
- present results in a clear manner
- apply statistical knowledge and skills in the use of digital statistical Tools

General competence
The candidate can:
- collaborate within a group to plan, execute and report on a project

Learning methods and activities

Teaching and examination in the first part of the semester. Intensive course with a few key lectures and many assignments and group work. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved participation in exercises.

Further on evaluation

The exam is usually conducted in groups of 2-3 students. If a student wishes to do the exam individually, he/she must apply to the course coordinator.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Required previous knowledge

Minimum 45 credits from BEV1010, BEV1011, BEV1012, BEV1013, BEV 1014, BEV2005, BEV2006, BEV2007 and BEV2101. The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's program in Human Movement Science.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDR1504 7.5 01.09.2011
IDR1509 7.5 01.09.2011
BEV2001 7.5 01.09.2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2021-02-25

Submission 2021-03-05

Release 09:00

Submission 13:00

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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