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Performance Analysis: Lacrosse and Wheelchair Basketball

Course Code: SPSC 2323
Faculty: Science & Technology
Department: Sport Science
Credits: 3.0
Semester: 15 weeks
Learning Format: Lecture, Seminar, Field Experience
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

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. 
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

Methods of Instruction

  • Lecture
  • Discussion groups and group projects
  • Practical applications and experiences
  • Field observation
  • Guest presenters
  • Technology assisted learning

Means of Assessment

Mid-term exam 20%
Final exam 10%
Term project 20%
Practical application project 30%
Research project 20%
  100%

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.

curriculum guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

course schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.

assessments

If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.