Application of Scientific Methods in Sports Technology


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Has knowledge, skills and competences corresponding to the first two
semesters of the Master’s programme in Sports Technology.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To give the student experience in applying scientific methods and/or performing scientific experiments related to Sports Technology at a University Department or in a company in Denmark or abroad while working on a project. With this semester the student will be able either to broaden and/or deepen his or her experience in a specific research area.

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge of instrumentation and physical performance as well as interplay between the athlete and equipment
  • Can reflect on this knowledge on a scientific basis


  • Can critically apply scientific methods and tools to research within the chosen area of knowledge
  • Can evaluate and to choose scientific theories and methods within the chosen area of research
  • Can communicate problems, methods and results within the scientific area of sports technology, in both oral and written form


  • Can choose technologies, record, analyze and critically evaluate real and/or simulation results in relation to sports technology
  • Can independently initiate or to perform collaboration within the discipline
  • Are able to take responsibility for their own professional development

Type of instruction

The module is taught as described in § 17.



Name of examApplication of Scientific Methods in Sports Technology
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
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 titleAnvendelse af videnskabelige metoder i idrætsteknologi
Module codeSTIIDT15K3_1
Module typeProject
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