HSE212 - Physical Activity Promotion and Evaluation


2023 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.

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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