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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Only available to students enrolled in H343, D324, D394, E377 and S302.
Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to email@example.com. Enrolment quotas apply.
Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010 and one of HSE201, HSE202, HSE203, HSE204
1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar on alternate weeks
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of how sub-discipline studies in exercise and sports science can be used to improve human performance in sport and physical activity. The approach taken in the unit is to translate theory (presented through classes and readings) into practice (achieved in practical laboratories, seminars and assessments). As such, students will utilise and develop a range of applied skills and strategies that are relevant to becoming practitioners in exercise and sports science, teaching and coaching. The content will focus primarily on the application of sport science within individual sports, with a particular emphasis given to athletics and exercise rehabilitation as examples of how this can be successfully achieved. The use of software to prescribe exercise, assess performance and present information will also be utilised. Following successful completion of all assessment items, students will be eligible for their Level 1 Athletics Coaching Accreditation with Athletics Australia.
Final examination (1.5 hours) 40%, coaching skills assessment 25%, written abstract and oral presentation 15%, written exercise program and its demonstration 10%, cloud (online) seminar quizzes 10%. Students are required to attend practical laboratories (80% attendance hurdle requirement) and complete all cloud (online) seminar quizzes.
Athletics Australia Level 1 Course resource pack.
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.