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Exercise & Sports Science
Exercise & Sports Science (“ESS”) is an interdisciplinary applied subject where students are taught to perform and participate in various sports. They will also be exposed in-depth to disciplines of Biomechanics, Physiology, Sociology, Psychology and Motor Learning & Development.
ESS provides a plethora of opportunities for students to develop 21st Century Competencies where theories and concepts are applied in authentic learning contexts. Students will learn to manage
uncertainties as teams and adapt to diverse challenges from the myriad of experiential learning experiences. They strive to become effective communicators who can employ multiple perspective-taking when dealing with the complexities in life. ESS aims to develop individuals who can take on new challenges and be future-ready.
In 2019, the ESS students visited South Korea as part of its inaugural biennial internationalisation trip. During this time, ESS students had the privilege to apply sports science knowledge during tours to former Olympic and World Cup stadiums and to witness a live baseball match. A visit to Samsung Innovation Museum also helped the students understand how technological growth had impacted South Korea’s culture and economy. As part of Yuying’s Values-In-Action efforts, the ESS students visited KwanAk High School to understand South Korea’s education and culture as well as to interact with the students through games and performances.
40% - Theory examination
40% - Coursework: Planning and enactment of developmental training log
20% - Practical assessment of one individual/ dual and one team physical activity