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Measurement methods 2 - Movement, strength, body composition and physical capacity

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: IKA302
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 4 November 2019
2 Closed GU-19251
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Overall goal

Gain deeper understanding and practical skills in performing and evaluating measurement of movement, strength, body composition and physical capacity.


  • Theoretical lectures for understanding and training in critical thinking concerning technical, physiological and mathematical background of different devices and approaches.
  • Practical experiments to design and perform measurements and to evaluate reliability, validity and usability of different methods.
  • Presentation seminars to debate and evaluate outcomes of the practical experiments, as well as to train in scientific argumentation and critical thinking.
  • Skill training in using measurement devices, methods, softwares, creating datasets, searching databases and reading scientific papers.

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Requirements and Selection

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 803 SEK
First payment: 14 803 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance


Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science
Box 300
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Läroverksgatan 5

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