IDRSA1015 - Theory and Methodology of Training


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

Students must theoretical and practical work, acquire basic knowledge of physical training, both in the short and long term. The course focuses on both the physical and athletic performance, as well as health consequences of various training schemes. Students will work on training theory and within different sports and in other contexts. Students will work with different age groups and groups with different objectives for skill development.

Learning outcome

Students will have basic knowledge of physical training, both in terms of performance development and a health perspective. Training theory contains knowledge about how physical, technical and tactical skills are developed. Students will have basic physiological, neurological, biomechanical, psychological and sociological knowledge to evaluate various principles of training theory. Students will understand the training theory in relation to different target groups, of different ages and different training contexts.

Learning methods and activities


Compulsory assignments

  • All courses connection with the course. Approved practice

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:
Geography with Teacher Education (MLGEOG)
History with Teacher Education (MLHIST)
Language Studies with Teacher Education (MLSPRÅK)
Physical Education and Sport with Teacher Education (MLKIDR) - some programmes
Social Science and Sport Sciences (BSAMIDR)
Social Science with Teacher Education (MLSAM)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the bachelor program in Social Sciences and Sports Sciences and 5-year teacher program (8-13).

Course materials

Announced at semesterstart

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 1

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Physical Education
  • Social Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science



Examination arrangement: Written examination

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