cod. 1008662

Academic year 2022/23
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Elettronica (ING-INF/01)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: LABORATORY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO SPORT

Learning objectives

Knowledge of basic concepts of metrology. Knowledge of the instrumentation for the movement analysis. Knowledge of data processing techniques


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Course unit content

The course briefly introduces some fundamentals of metrology and describes the most common instrumentation for movement analysis and some techniques for data analysis.

Full programme

1. Introduction to metrology
a. Basic definition
b. Direct and indirect measures
c. Measurement uncertainty
d. Measuring scales
2. Instruments for movement analysis
a. Optoelectronic system
b. Dynamometric Systems
c. Electromyography
d. Wearable sensors
3. Introduction and use of Microsoft Excel


Reference material will be provided during the lectures. Each lesson will be recorded and the video will be made available on Elly platform.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons (14 hours). During the course the Excel software will be illustrated. Some practical exercises will be held at the PC.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test (about 1 hour) consisting of 10 multiple choice questions plus a question that requiring an open response. The test will be carried out on ELLY platform. Each multiple choice question is assigned a score of 2/30, while the open question is assigned a score of 10/30. If the student demonstrates outstanding knowledge of the subject, two additional points will be awarded to obtain honors.
If, due to the persistence of the health emergency, it is necessary to organize exams in remote mode, the practical test will be carried out via Teams.

Other information

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