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Unit details

HSE311 - Applied Sports Science 1

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H343, D324, D394, E377, S302 and S307.

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to ens-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Dan Dwyer

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Amelia Carr

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010 and one of HSE201, HSE202, HSE203, HSE204

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar on alternate weeks

Content

This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of how sub-discipline studies in exercise and sports science can be used to improve human performance in sport and physical activity. The approach taken in the unit is to translate theory (presented through classes and readings) into practice (achieved in practical laboratories, seminars and assessments). As such, students will utilise and develop a range of applied skills and strategies that are relevant to becoming practitioners in exercise and sports science, teaching and coaching. The content will focus primarily on the application of sport science within individual sports, with a particular emphasis given to athletics and exercise rehabilitation as examples of how this can be successfully achieved. The use of software to prescribe exercise, assess performance and present information will also be utilised. Following successful completion of all assessment items, students will be eligible for their Level 1 Athletics Coaching Accreditation with Athletics Australia.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Final examination (1.5 hours) 40%

Assessment task 2: Coaching skills assessment 25%

Assessment task 3: Written abstract and oral presentation 15%

Assessment task 4: Written exercise program and its demonstration 10%

Assessment task 5: Cloud (online) seminar quizzes 10%

Assessment task 6: Students are required to attend practical laboratories (80% attendance hurdle requirement) and complete all cloud (online) seminar quizzes.

Prescribed texts

Athletics Australia Level 1 Course resource pack.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2847$3039

* 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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