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HSE302 - Exercise Programming

Unit details

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Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H315, H343, D394, M320, H300, H300CR, H300DA, H300WE, D368 or D391 students completing the Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-H000016).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Samantha Hoffmann

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Ashlee Hendy


Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 6 x 1 hour team based learning seminars across the trimester, and 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

^Cloud (online): For each seminar topic, students are required to undertake seminar readings as self-directed learning and undertake assessment tasks related to the seminar. Students are also required to attend two compulsory two day practical workshops which will be held at Burwood (Melbourne) campus on the weekends within weeks 5-8 and 9-11


^There are significant campus requirements for Cloud (online) students


This unit is designed to enable students to further develop the principles of exercise prescription introduced in HSE103 and HSE301 and to apply these principles in various high performance training situations. Particular emphasis will be given to providing practical opportunities for students to implement exercise programs and to analyse and interpret training data for strength and conditioning and aerobic power training. Additionally, there will be a focus on developing a range of interpersonal and communication skills required to conduct safe, functional and effective exercise programs for improving athletic performance.


Assessment task 1: 5 x online Multiple Choice Questionnaires 20%

Assessment task 2: Individual (^Cloud (online)) or, team-based (campus) learning tasks 15%

Assessment task 3: Assignment (1500 words) 25%

Assessment task 4: Assignment presentation 10%

Assessment task 5: Examination (1.5 hours) 30%


Hurdle requirements

  • Campus students are required to attend 80% of practical laboratories
  • Cloud (online) students are required to attend the two 2-day practical workshops

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