The Division of Biokinetics and Sport Sciences studies ‘man in motion’, and the BSportSci degree is presented as a full-time intramural package. This degree focuses on the study of human movement, biokinetics, and sport from the perspective of the natural sciences. This three year full-time programme comprises two specialist options, namely Biokinetics and Sport Science. The first two years of study will comprise a generic curriculum followed by all BSportSci students that includes basic and applied sciences of the human body.
Movement is an essential part of everyday life, depended on constantly by people of all ages. Movement affects development, learning, communicating, working, health, and quality of life. At the most basic level, movement permits people to navigate and to stay oriented within their environment. It is critical for most work and recreation and allows people to interact more fully. For these reasons, movement is a defining element of quality of life