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This unit is only available to students enrolled in H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and D394 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
|Unit chair:||A Barnett|
1 x 1 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial and 1 x 2 hour practical laboratory per week.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit examines the theory and practice of exercise instruction, coaching and professional practice across a range of exercise-based settings. Students will learn the fundamentals of exercise instruction for the general population and be introduced to specific needs of special populations (e.g.: children and adolescents). They will have the opportunity to design and deliver basic exercise sessions to develop musculoskeletal strength and cardiovascular endurance for apparently healthy individuals and groups.
Written health assessment and program start (800 words) 25%, practical assessment of exercise instruction and delivery skills (15 minutes) 15%, professional practice assessment 15%, examination (2 hours) 45%
Clark, M.A. Lucett, S.C. & Sutton, B.G. (2011) NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training (4th ed), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
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.