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HSE302 - Exercise Programming

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H315, H343, D394, M320 OR H300, D391 students completing the Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-H000016).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Anthony Barnett

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Samantha Hoffman


Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 6 x 2 hour team based learning seminars and 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

^Cloud (online): For each seminar topic, students are required to undertake seminar readings as self-directed learning and undertake assessment tasks related to the seminar. Optional cloud (online) seminars will be provided to support each seminar. Students are also required to attend two compulsory two day practical seminars which will be held at Burwood (Melbourne) campus on the weekends within weeks 5-8 and 9-11.


^There are significant campus requirements for Cloud (online) students


This unit is designed to enable students to further develop the principles of exercise prescription introduced in HSE103 and HSE301 and to apply these principles in various high performance training situations. Students will have the opportunity to review and discuss practical exercise programming literature during team based learning seminars. Particular emphasis will be given to providing practical opportunities for students to implement exercise programs and to analyse and interpret training data for strength and conditioning and aerobic power training. Additionally, there will be a focus on developing a range of interpersonal and communication skills required to conduct safe, functional and effective exercise programs for improving athletic performance.


Assessment task 1: Individual and team based learning tasks 35%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (1500 words) 25%
Assessment task 3: Practical assignment presentation 10%
Assessment task 4: Examination (1.5 hours) 30%
Hurdle: Campus students are required to attend 80% of practical laboratories as a hurdle requirement. Cloud (online) students are required to attend the two 2-day practical workshops as a hurdle requirement.

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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