Applied technology and Measurement Techniques in Sports


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Knowledge, skills and competences corresponding to the Bachelor degree in Sports Science at Aalborg University.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge about performance assessment methods used in sports
  • Have knowledge about the general principles behind the sensors and transducers used to assess performance
  • Have knowledge about the sources and magnitudes of error in relation to assessment methods
  • Have knowledge about how technology has contributed to the development of sports
  • Have knowledge about ethical implications of using or misusing technology in sport


  • Can design an experimental protocol in regard to given research question or practical problem
  • Can transfer series of raw data into meaningful quantities
  • Can critically discuss the appropriate use of sport technology


  • Can compare and critically evaluate measurement results on technical interventions
  • Can evaluate sports technology findings in regard to their importance for individual athletes, the sport and the society



Name of examApplied technology and Measurement Techniques in Sports
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleAnvendt teknologi og måleteknik i idræt
Module codeSTIIDT15K1_2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardBoard of studies of Sports Science and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine