Netherlands, Utrecht

Back to the Sea: Motor Learning and Performance in a Dynamic Environment

when 2 July 2012 - 13 July 2012
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 1070

In this course we zoom in on human kinetics and training methodology for surfers. The first week of the course is held in Utrecht. Several topics will be addressed. We start with surf related physiotherapeutic and movement sciences workshops by specialized lecturers. We also visit the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute to learn Oceanography and Meteorology, weather and storm forecast, waves and tidal info. Workshops are given by an ER nurse from the Nursing department on surf related injury like drowning, hypothermia, fractures and incised wounds. In the weekend we travel from Utrecht to Lisbon and on Monday start with lesson of Prof. Dr. Miguel Moreira and have surfing sessions in the afternoon.

Course leader

Miguel Moreira, PhD; Leendert van Gaalen, MSc

Target group

Students or graduated bachelors with affiliation for motor learning, human physiology and kinetics such as students or graduates of: Kinetic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physical education / educators.

Course aim

Knowledge, understanding of and the ability to use the principles involved in motor learning and performance and acquaintance to research in the area of rehabilitation and sports.

Credits info

5 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1070: Course + course materials + housing


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

Register for this course
on course website