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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1065

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
172110

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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 owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To provide an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of human growth and motor development across the lifespan with a focus on exercise, health and sport.

Course content

Models of lifelong human development; developmentalist terminology; transactional models of motor development; physical, cognitive and psychosocial changes across 5 key life stages (conception to 5 years; childhood; adolescence; early and middle adulthood; late life); the influence of social determinants of health on growth and development; the influence of physical activity and exercise on lifespan, growth development and ageing.

Textbook(s)

Goodway JD, Ozmun JC, Gallahue DL 2021, Understanding Motor Development: Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults, 8th, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 2 x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours 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, CITY EAST
Quiz - 30% Ongoing
Presentation 1000 words 30% -
Report 2500 words 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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