HSE103 - Exercise Prescription and Delivery


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, H353 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science - Advanced (Honours), D394 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), D333 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science and M320 Bachelor of Sport Development

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Kris Hinck





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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x online module per week (2-3 hours each) 
1 x 2 hour seminar per week
1 x 2 hour practical experience (laboratory) per week

In-person attendance requirements

Students are required to attend either the Melbourne (Burwood) or Geelong (Waurn Ponds) campus during their scheduled week 11 Practical Laboratory to complete Assessment task 2: MCQ and Short Answer Test, and the End of Unit Assessment period to complete Assessment task 3: Practical examination.


This unit examines the foundational theory and practice of exercise assessment, prescription, and delivery in a health and fitness context. Students will learn the role of an Exercise Scientist in preparing for and delivering aerobic, resistance, and flexibility exercise, and apply this knowledge into practice.

Hurdle requirement

  • Must pass Assessment Task 3: Examination

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