HSE204 - Motor Learning and Development
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)^
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrolment quotas apply.
Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010
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%