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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
009032

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To investigate health-related physical fitness and to develop the expertise to assist others to take up and safely enjoy a wide range of healthy active lifestyles, particularly for children of primary and middle school age.

Course content

Students will develop an understanding of the fitness and wellbeing concepts, the health benefits of physical activity, H&PE Learning Area of the SACSA Framework, preparing for physical activity, exercise cautions, cardiovascular fitness, injury prevention and management, care of the neck and back, flexibility programs, relationships and sexual health education for young people. Students will develop an understanding of stress management and relaxation, lifestyles for healthy living. They will review state and national fitness programs, fun fitness activities appropriate for primary and middle school students, and fitness assessments.

Textbook(s)

Corbin, C, Welk G, Corbin W & Welk K 2011, Concepts of physical fitness: active lifestyles for wellness , 16th ed, McGraw-Hill, New York

Hopson, JL, Donatelle, RJ, & Litrell, TR 2013, Get fit, stay well, 2nd ed, Pearson, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop (Practical) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop (Practical) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Resource folio & continuous assessment 2500 words 50% N/A
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Workshop participation N/A 10% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Resource folio & continuous assessment 2500 words 50% N/A
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
Workshop participation N/A 10% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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