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DGP0828|Gym 

Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer Period, Year

Students registering for the Gym unit will be required to complete twenty sessions at the University Sports Complex or any other sports complex. Students will have the opportunity to become familiar with various fitness equipment. It is also possible to combine workout sessions with other sports activities such as swimming, football, squash, etc. Apart from working out, all you have to do is fill in the attendance sheet form, for form please click here. The attendance form should be signed by a qualified gym instructor, personal trainer etc. to confirm that you have completed 16 to 20 hours of sports activity. Besides paying for your gym membership you will only need to pay a reduced €5 DegreePlus registration fee at the University MaltaPost Office Branch. Attach the receipt to your attendance sheet and submit to the DegreePlus Office.

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DGP0831|Weightlifting 

Semester 1, Semester 2

Olympic-style Weightlifting and its two disciplines - the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk - are feats of explosive strength, flexibility and speed, as well as being highly technical, providing an insight into sharply explosive movements performed with optimal timing, coordination, and power. This combination makes the sport very popular among strength, fitness and conditioning coaches and athletes from various sports due to the benefits that this specific training can provide. Recently the popularity of Cross Fit has proven this: Cross Fit has combined the Olympic lifts along with various circuit training as well as gymnastics, proving that weightlifting is a perfect opportunity to build the optimum modern athlete. 

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays. 

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DGP0833|Circuit Training 

Semester 1, Semester 2

A student’s daily life involves numerous hours sitting at a desk, hunched over a book or keyboard. Small wonder that many end up with chronic back or neck pain. A regular routine of stretching and exercises can help to prevent these problems. This routine also helps improve body composition, muscular strength and circulation. This course will give you help getting started on this routine. Learn the proper technique for the various exercises and get stronger slowly and sensibly. The course involves 8 sessions (2 hrs per session) that only utilize body weight without any need of sophisticated equipment to attain a nicer, fitter physique. Equipment required: a good pair of running or cross-training shoes, comfortable clothes, a large towel and a skipping rope. 

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays

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DGP0834|Box Fitness 

Semester 1, Semester 2

This is a Fitness Class designed to energize your mind, body & soul. In this class you will get a full fitness cardio work out using the methods of boxing & aerobic fitness designed for all levels. Such methods used are: Skipping, on the spot; Jogging, Squats, Crunches, Sit Ups, Punch Outs, Twists, Jump plus much more. So for a full Cardio fitness workout, that will leave your body energized and ready for more, please don’t delay join today. 

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays. 

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DGP0836|Aikido 

Semester 1, Semester 2

Traditional Aikido is a true martial art that relies on the balance between body, mind, and spirit and utilizes the energy of your attacker in neutralizing him or her without causing harm. Learn this true art via this introductory course taught by qualified instructors.

Sessions will be held on Fridays. 

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DGP0838|Rowing 

Semester 1, Semester 2

The University of Malta Rowing Club invites you to be part of this new and exciting venture. Training will be provided through general fitness sessions, indoor rowing on our state of the art Concept2 ergometers, on-water rowing on our 8+ boats which have recently acquired from the University of Oxford's Exeter College Boat Club through the help of FISA.  You may also wish to gain essential leadership and organisational skills by getting involved in the running of the Club, be part of the Executive and/or help in the organisation of events, etc. For further details please contact the Degree+ coordinator or UoM Rowing.

Sessions will be held either Wednesdays or Fridays.

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DGP0841|Introduction to Sport Climbing

Semester 1

This unit is intended for students who have limited previous experience of climbing, perhaps from a taster session, and would like to learn the basics of the sport in a more formal manner. Students who have never tried climbing before are also welcome, as all necessary skills will be covered. It is still recommended that following completion of this course, participants should seek to climb with more experienced partners to continue to build on their practical skill.

Theory sessions will be held on Wednesdays 1st|15th November 2017 (12|14 Hrs)

Practical sessions will be held on Saturday mornings 4th|18th|25th November 2017 and 2nd December 2017.

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*Please note that registrations at the Degreeplus office only for the above unit will open in October 2017. 

DGP0843|Pilates

Semester 1, Semester 2

Pilates is intended for all body types and most states of health. Your instructor will regularly provide alternatives, if a particular movement or technique does not agree with you. More advanced options will also be provided for students already familiar with Pilates or wanting an intensified workout.   You will progressively learn a repertory of movement that you can practice at home, before sporting activities, or as part of your regular workout. Although focusing on the ‘core’ abdominal muscles, Pilates guides students towards greater stability, strength, flexibility, and safe movement.  

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays.

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DGP0844|Karate

Semester 1, Semester 2

Karate is a combat art which uses no weapons but relies on the arms and legs to be able to become tools for defending or attacking if in a dangerous situation.  Karate teaches correct posture, breathing methods and control of one’s attacker. 

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays. 

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DGP0845|Self Defense

Semester 1, Semester 2

In this unit, the student will learn how to defend oneself if in danger by either controlling, escaping or disempowering the attacker. It is suitable for all gender and does not require any previous technical ability.  The student will learn break falls, throwing techniques, blocking, striking and kicking techniques and also choke and arm locks.  

Sessions will be held on Fridays. 

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DGP0856|Badminton

Semester 1, Semester 2

Badminton is a great sport for all those people that want to get fit and active, it involves hitting a shuttlecock, a cone-shaped projectile that moves differently to a ball. It is able to reach much higher speed than a ball, makes for a fast-paced game, making badminton the ideal sport for those who like to be kept on their toes.

Sessions will be held on Fridays

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DGP0857|Swimming

Semester 1, Semester 2

Students will have the opportunity to learn four main strokes used in competition and recreation swimming. The Front Crawl; Back Crawl; Breast Stroke and Butterfly stroke. At the end of the course students will have mastered all these techniques. Sessions are held at the National Swimming Pool Complex.

Sessions will be held on Fridays

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DGP0907|Mindfulness Meditation

Semester 1

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally.” (Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, founding Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.) Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an adapted programme during which you will learn the basic techniques of mindfulness and how this can help reduce your stress, and sharpen your focus. There will be an introductory session after which participants can confirm their interest.

Lectures will be confirmed.

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Sports Management and Engineering

 

DGP0858|Introduction to Motorsport 1

Semester 1 

Join team members of University of Malta Racing and learn what it takes to make a competition ready racing car and work effectively in a multidisciplinary team. From basic vehicle dynamics, to engine design, to business planning and team management, you will be learning a wide range of skills. No previous experience required, only passion. For more information contact: info@uomracing.com

 For a detailed Study Unit description please click here.

DGP0859|Introduction to Motorsport 2

Semester 2 

Following the understanding of the inner making of a car, you will be driven to the next level and understand what makes a difference in making a top-level race car. You will be given the opportunity to understand how different systems and enterprises, such as race diagnostics and telemetry, composite and alloy structures, and cost modelling and stock taking are integrated together. At the end of the course, you will have a deep understanding of the dynamics of a race car, which is much more than the sum of its parts! For more information contact: info@uomracing.com

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IMPORTANT: This unit is offered by third parties and is recognised & accredited by DegreePlus. The University of Malta shall not be held responsible for the content and/or delivery of such unit and shall not be held liable for any claims, demands or actions that may arise out of the content and/or delivery of this unit.  

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Last Updated: 30 January 2018

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