research methodology in movement sciences

ledph2137  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

research methodology in movement sciences
4.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The following topics will be studied: the scientific method, assessing the scientific literature online, critical review of the literature, scientific writing.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the course the successful student will be able to understand how science works, to conduct research into databases that cover movement sciences topics (ex : Pubmed, Scopus), to find and assess scientific literature and to apply this knowledge to the preparation of a thesis in physical education field.
1) The scientific method: theoretical concepts are taught and illustrated through presentations made by professors and assistants working in various fields of movement sciences research.

2) Assessing the scientific literature online: theoretical concepts and computer exercises on the Pubmed database. This module is taught with the collaboration of the librarian.

3) Critical review of the literature and scientific writing: what distinguishes scientific literature from non-scientific literature? How are bibliographic references presented?
Other information
Prerequisite : LIEPR1003 - Treatment of data
Online resources
Teaching materials
  • Dossier de cours sur Moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Motor Skills: Physical Education

Master [120] in Motor Skills: General