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HSE203 - Exercise Behaviour

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

Jill Hnatiuk

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Jason Wong

Warrnambool: Marian Cornett

Prerequisite:

HBS110 or ESH404 or EEH101 and EEH102

Contact hours:

Campus: Burwood (Melbourne) and Waterfront (Geelong) students - 3 hours (1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour seminar) per week.

Warrnambool students: 3 hours (1 x 1 hour class delivered electronically only, 1 x 2 hour seminar)

Cloud (online) students: 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.

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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

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%

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