HSE203 - Exercise Behaviour
|Year||2018 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
This unit is only offered to students who are enrolled in:
H300/D391 students who need to enrol into this unit, please email: email@example.com, other students please email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you are unsure, please consult your student adviser.
Burwood (Melbourne): Megan Teychenne
Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Sarah Costigan
Warrnambool: Megan Teychenne
One of HBS110 or ESH404 OR both of EEH101 and EEH102
All students: Engage in weekly seminar readings and activities as self-directed learning
Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar each week and 1 hour of short presentations delivered online each week.
Cloud (online): Online independent learning activities including 11 x 2 hour online seminars
From 2019 onwards, this unit will be only be offered to E377 students
This unit introduces students to the field of physical activity and health. The unit begins by exploring the benefits of physical activity and risks of sedentary behaviour and then moves on to understand physical activity participation. In this regard, common theories of behaviour change are explored as are key correlates of physical activity participation. An introduction to physical activity interventions is provided as is an introduction to the importance of physical activity in the lives of specific population sub-groups including older adults and underserved populations. Throughout the unit, students are required to source and reflect on high quality evidence in particular to design an appropriate and safe physical activity program that addresses known barriers to participation and fosters adoption and maintenance.
Assessment task 1: CloudDeakin discussion boards posts 10%
Assessment task 2: Assignment - conducted in two parts: part 1 - assignment plan/draft (20% of available marks for assignment); part 2 - complete assignment (80% of available marks for assignment) (2000 words) 50%
Assessment task 3: Examination (1.5 hours) 40%
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