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HSE204 - Motor Learning and Development

Unit details

Year2016 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 H343, D324, D394, M320, E377 and H300 and D391 students completing the Sport Coaching major sequence.

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

Unit chair:

Peter Kremer




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 7 x 2 hour laboratory

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and 2 days of practical work (8 hours per day)


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


This unit provides an introduction to concepts in human motor learning, motor control, motor development and physical growth. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms and fundamental processes underlying the learning of motor skills and to show how motor development is influenced by physical growth. Application of motor learning, motor development and physical growth concepts, to selected aspects of skill acquisition and remediation of skill in work, sport and everyday living are considered.


Assessment task 1: Report (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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