HSE113 - Human Growth, Development and Ageing for Exercise Scientists

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
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 and D394 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) and D333 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/ Bachelor Nutrition Science.

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Rachel Duckham 

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Lee Hamilton

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Online learning activities that require student time commitment of up to two hours per week, plus independent study

Weekly 2 hour seminars

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online learning activities that require student time commitment of up to two hours per week, plus independent study.

Weekly 2 hour seminars (conducted online through blackboard collaborate).

Content

This unit aims to develop students’ knowledge of the structural, physiological, social and cognitive changes in human growth, development and ageing across the lifespan (conception through to older adulthood). The unit will provide students with an understanding of the various stages of growth, development and ageing and identify common injuries or conditions that present during these stages. A key focus of the unit will be on how physical activity and exercise influences, and is influenced by, lifespan human growth, development and ageing.

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