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HSE101 - Principles of Exercise and Sport Science

Unit details

Year2016 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, D394 and D324.

Unit chair:

Amelia Carr

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Dan Dwyer

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 6 x 1 hour seminars per trimester, 5 x 2 hour laboratory classes per trimester.

Content

This unit introduces students to the key concepts of each of the sub-disciplines of sport and exercise science where they will examine how and why science informs professionals in sport, exercise and health-related occupations. More specifically, students will be introduced to the academic and professional disciplines of exercise physiology, motor learning, biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology and nutrition. This unit will also focus on the career pathways and professional development of sport and exercise scientists.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Exercise and Sport Science Fact Sheet (approximately 500 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: 4 x laboratory assignments (approximately 500 words) 40% (total)

Assessment task 3: End of trimester written examination (2 hours) 40%

Assessment task 4: Hurdle requirement: completion of Level 2 First Aid course at student's expense.

Prescribed texts

B. Abernethy et al (Eds.) (2013) The Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, 3rd Ed. Human Kinetics, Lower Mitcham, South Australia

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2933$3131

* 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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