PERS10090 Science of Human Performance II

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module completes and integrates the information delivered in the first trimester module Science of Human performance I. To this aim the topics covered include an overview of sensory system physiology, hormonal control mechanisms, energy balance and reproduction. In addition, the student will be introduced to the general concepts of immunology . Module content will be delivered in the form of lectures, tutorial sessions and e-learning activities.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to: 1. Demonstrate an understanding of sensory and endocrine systems as they relate to coordinate bodily functions. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic mechanisms related to reproduction. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the regulation of organic metabolism in relation to growth and energy balance. 4. Understand the basic mechanisms related to immune responses in health and disease.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

PERS10120 (Science of Human Performance I)

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
PERS10120 - Sci of Human Perf I

SMGT10210 - Appl Biology of Sport and Ex

Science of Human Perfor II (PHTY10090)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Written paper Not specified Graded No


Carry forward of passed components

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Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
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Name Role
Mr Hugh Byrne Tutor
Mr Cailbhe Doherty Tutor
Ms Maria Monahan Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.  
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks Tues 09:00 - 10:50