HSE112 - Pathways in the Physical Activity, Exercise and Health Industry

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Megan Teychenne

Trimester 2: Shannon Sahlqvist 

Prerequisite:

HSE111

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Online, independent learning activities that require student time commitment of approximately 2 hours per week. In addition, students have the opportunity to attend 2 x 2 hour online seminars

Content

This unit provides an opportunity for students to investigate the physical activity, exercise and health industry and explore key organisations involved in the field. Students will learn about physical activity participation amongst a number of sub-groups within the population, and, from an employment perspective, locate, investigate and critically analyse key roles in the industry that aim to promote physical activity and exercise in those sub-groups. Students will use their investigation of the physical activity and exercise industry to explore potential career pathways and areas of future employment interest. Students will identify individual skills and strengths they bring to the field, as well as areas for self- and career development.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Six (6) fortnightly self-analyses (300 words each) 30%

Assessment task 2a: Written report (1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 2b: Video presentation (5 minutes) and written reflection (500 words) 30%

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