Performance Analysis: Lacrosse and Wheelchair Basketball

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Course
Discontinued
No
Course Code
SPSC 2323
Descriptive
Performance Analysis: Lacrosse and Wheelchair Basketball
Department
Sport Science
Faculty
Science & Technology
Credits
3.00
Start Date
End Term
Not Specified
PLAR
No
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
35
Contact Hours
4 hours per week
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Seminar
Field Experience
Methods Of Instruction
  • Lecture
  • Discussion groups and group projects
  • Practical applications and experiences
  • Field observation
  • Guest presenters
  • Technology assisted learning
Course Description
In this course, the sports of lacrosse (box lacrosse and inter-lacrosse) and wheelchair basketball will be analyzed from theoretical and practical points of view. The essential nature of each sport will be studied, along with critical performance factors. Topics include the qualitative and quantitative analysis of each sport, the study of the respective techniques, tactics and strategies of the two sports and pedagogical principles.
Course Content
  1. Concepts
    The student will:
  • Describe the historical development of the sport.
  • Describe the terminology of the sport.
  • Describe rules, concepts and where applicable, classification systems.
  • Describe positional concepts. 
  • Techniques
    The student will:
    • Describe the purpose of individual skills.
    • Describe the sequence of skilled performance for individual skills.
    • Demonstrate competent performance for individual skills.
    • Describe and demonstrate individual skill learning progressions.
    • Describe and demonstrate feedback techniques:
      • Positive specific feedback
      • Error detection / correction
  • Tactics and Strategies
    The student will:
    • Describe the purpose of common tactics and strategies:
      • Offense
      • Defense
      • Transition
    • Demonstrate basic tactical and strategical formations:
      • Offense
      • Defense
      • Transition
    • Describe and demonstrate tactical and strategical coaching interactions:
      • recognition
      • reaction
      • scouting
    • Describe planning and training principles in relation to the analysis of each sport.
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
    The student will:
    • Describe and demonstrate the analysis of each sport:
      • Elements
      • Dimensions
      • Hierarchies
    • Describe and demonstrate the formative and summative qualitative analysis of each sport.
    • Describe and demonstrate the analysis of each sport:
      • Statistical
      • Flow
      • Time / motion
    • Describe and demonstrate the formative and summative quantitative analysis of each sport.
  • Development of Skills and Strategies / Tactics
    The student will:
    • Describe and apply pedagogical principles for the instruction of skills:
      • Skill progressions
      • Teaching styles
      • Design of learning activities
    • Describe and apply pedagogical principles for the instruction of strategies / tactics:
      • Strategy concepts
      • Tactical progressions
      • Design of learning activities
    Learning Outcomes
    1. Describe the conceptual nature of lacrosse and wheelchair basketball.
    2. Describe and demonstrate the techniques involved in the performance of lacrosse and wheelchair basketball.
    3. Describe and demonstrate the tactics and strategies involved in the performance of lacrosse and wheelchair basketball.
    4. Describe and demonstrate the qualitative and quantitative analysis of lacrosse and wheelchair basketball.
    5. Describe and demonstrate the development of skills and strategies / tactics for lacrosse and wheelchair basketball.
    Means of Assessment
    Mid-term exam 20%
    Final exam 10%
    Term project 20%
    Practical application project 30%
    Research project 20%
      100%

     

    Textbook Materials

    Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:

    • Hedrick, B., Byrnes, D. and Shaver, L. (1989), Wheelchair Basketball. Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, D.C.
    • Hinkson, J. (1993), Lacrosse Fundamentals. Warwick Publishing Inc., Toronto, Ontario.
    • Lewis, J., Ed., (1990), Inter-Lacrosse Instructional Manual. Canadian Lacrosse Association, Ottawa, Ontario.