IDRSA2004 - The Coaching Role


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

Advantages and disadvantages of different coaching methods are discussed. Students reflect on how different groups impact the coaching role and communication processes. Students will work with knowledge based on both experience and scientific investigation, and reflect on methodological consequences.

Learning outcome

Knowledge – the student shall:
* through the presentation and review of key theories of central theories and approaches, gain a basic understanding of different aspects of the roll of the trainer in sports.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:
* use central theories and approaches to analyze actual issues in the area of the roll of the trainer in sports.

Learning methods and activities

Throughout the semester there are 2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of group discussion per week. Students are required to coach groups in organized sports, and write a paper related to this. Learning through practical activities is emphasized. Form of assessment: Written exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Geography with Teacher Education (MLGEOG)
History with Teacher Education (MLHIST)
Language Studies with Teacher Education (MLSPRÅK)
Natural Science with Teacher Education (MLREAL)
Physical Education and Sport with Teacher Education (MLKIDR)
Social Science and Sport Sciences (BSAMIDR)
Social Science with Teacher Education (MLSAM)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the bachelor's programme in Social Science and Sports Science or to one of the 5 year teacher programmes.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the course.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Sport Science
  • Physical Education
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

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 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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