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HSE212 - Physical Activity Promotion and Evaluation

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Megan Teychenne

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Shannon Sahlqvist
Warrnambool: Marian Cornett



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 hour of presentations delivered online each week and 1 x 1 hour face-to-face seminar per week.

Seminars are only held on Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campuses. Warrnambool students are required to access the i-lecture recordings (electronic delivery) which will be posted on CloudDeakin each week.


This unit will provide students with an understanding of the processes involved in planning, implementing and evaluating physical activity promotions at a community level. A range of community settings, including workplaces, schools and general practice, and approaches, including mass-media, sponsorship, policy and environmental approaches will be considered. Students will also gain skills in using a variety of methods to evaluate community physical activity promotion initiatives, as well as skills in planning for a career in physical activity and health.


Assessment task 1: Group written assignment (1000 words per group member) 30%

Assessment task 2: Group oral presentation of intervention design 20%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

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.

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