HSE213 - Children's Physical Activity and Sport


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Sarah Costigan


HSE111 or HSE203



Incompatible with:


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

2 hour face-to-face seminar each week and weekly self-directed online learning

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Weekly self-directed learning experiences online via CloudDeakin

In-person attendance requirements

Students must attend a one day intensive practical session at the Burwood campus on a weekend (date TBC).


From 2020, HSE213 will be offered in Trimester 2 only.


The aim of this unit is to enable students to develop an understanding of the nature of children's physical activity and sport participation and the influences on these behaviours in a variety of contexts. Topics covered include: an introduction to children's physical activity and sport in relation to health, physiology and behaviour; determinants and correlates of children's physical activity and sport; and the promotion of physical activity and sport in several settings. Seminar/practical sessions address the application of the class material in a practical context for promoting physical activity and sport to a group of children

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