HSE212 - Physical Activity Promotion and Evaluation


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Campus contact:

Burwood: Sarah Costigan
Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online: Kate Parker


HSE111 or HSE203

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.

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour learning module presentation each week (conducted online)
9 x 2 hour seminars across the trimester (conducted on campus)
2 x 2 hour seminars across the trimester (conducted online)

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1 hour learning module presentation each week (conducted online)
1 x 2 hour online seminar each week (conducted online)
Online self-directed learning activities


This unit provides students with an understanding of the processes involved in planning, implementing and evaluating physical activity promotion programs. A range of settings, including workplaces, schools, and general practice, and a range of approaches including mass-media, sponsorship, policy and environment change are considered. Students will gain skills in developing an evidence-based program and in using a variety of methods to evaluate its effectiveness. Students will also develop a plan for a career in physical activity and health.

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