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HSE203 - Exercise Behaviour

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Shannon Sahlqvist

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Megan Teychenne

Warrnambool: Marian Cornett


HBS110 or ESH404 or EEH101 and EEH102

Contact hours:

Campus: Burwood (Melbourne) and Waterfront (Geelong) students - 1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Warrnambool students: 1 x 1 hour class delivered electronically only, 1 x 2 hour seminar

Cloud (online): weekly seminar readings and activities as self-directed learning, optional attendance at a one day seminar to be held at Burwood (Melbourne). Seminar will be scheduled on a weekend.


This unit focuses on health-related physical activity. It examines the fundamental issue of why people are active, including how physical activity participation varies according to factors such as age and sex. The unit also considers sedentary behaviour and physical inactivity, and provides an introduction to theory and concepts important for understanding participation in physical activity at the individual and population level.


Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment - conducted in two parts: part 1 - assignment plan/draft (25% of available marks for assignment); part 2 - complete assignment (75% of available marks for assignment) (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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