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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:

Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) students: 1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Warrnambool students: 1 x 1 hour class delivered electronically and 1 x 1 hour face-to-face seminar per 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.


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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