Motor Control & Learning

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Motor Control & Learning

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Health Science, Physical Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The purpose of this module is to provide the student with the knowledge, skills and understanding essential for the effective understanding and analysis of human movement in the physical education context. The focus will be practical, experience being gained and expertise being developed in the observation and analysis of activities. This module will underpin the practical work involved in the course.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain gross/fine structure of the human body and human movement.
    2. Describe human movement using effective terminology.
    3. Identify and modify the constraints influencing the emergence of the motor coordination.
    4. Identify and correct errors in fundamental motor skill performance.
    5. Explain the role of memory in the learning process of a new motor skill.
    6. Differentiate the different scientific perspectives of the motor learning process.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.