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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
AED607 Sports Biomechanics 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objectives of this course are: 1-To have the students understand the internal and external forces affecting human body parts and movement of these parts under the effects of these forces. 2-To master the ways of increasing efficiency in terms of linear and curvilinear motion principles. 3-To teach the students the calculation of friction force, linear and angular velocity in sport; the lever systems in joints; momentum; torque and the Newton’s Law of Motion
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Spor biyomekaniğinin sportif verime katkısını açıklayabilme.
  2. Sporda kinetik ve kinematik hareketi karşılaştırabilme.
  3. Solving problems related to linear and curvilinear kinematics in sport and commenting on them.
  4. Sporda doğrusal kinetik ve açısal kinetik problemlerini çözebilme ve yorumlayabilme.
  5. Newton’un hareket kuramlarını sportif performansın artırılmasında kullanabilme.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Linear and curvilinear motion, kinetic and kinematic, static, dynamic, inertia, weight, mass, momentum, forcr, friction, center of mass, force couple and external force, moment, levers, angular momentum, Newton’s Law of Motion
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Sport biomechanic, performance increament with biomachanics, human motion, sciences investigating human motion.
2.Kinetic and kinematic motion analysis. Difference between them.
3.Lineae displacement, velocity, speed, acceleration, angular velocity, angular acceleration.
4.Inertia, weight and mass, Vertically Launched Projectiles, Horizontally Launched Projectiles ,Projectiles Launched at an Angle vertical momentum,
5.Forve, gravitational force, frictional force, muscular force, motor units and contraction force, muscle strength and contraction velocity.
6.Motion axis, coordination system, center of mass.
7.Midterm Examination.
8.Relationship between center of mass and support area, motion and balancing.
9.Types of balancing, finding the place of center of mass.
10.External force,force couple, torque.
11.Levers, examples of levers in our body, mechanic advantages.
12.Pulling angle and joint motion, angular momentum.
13.Newton’s 1st Law of Motion, Law of gravity, centripedal force
14.Spin and frictional, transfer of momentum, force, Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion, preservation of momentum
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Field Work21530
Self Study13226
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7214
Individual Study for Final Examination13226