Courses & Units

Health & Physical Activity ESP114

Launceston

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Introduction

The aim of this unit is to equip you with the knowledge and ability to design and implement training programs for a range of populations with varying health and fitness goals. This unit will cover modules incorporating professionalism and safety in educational environments, fitness instruction and health testing, providing nutritional information, working with special populations, and fundamental skill analysis. Health and Physical Activity provides a foundation for you to develop the skills required to work as a health and fitness professional in a number of different contexts.

Summary

Unit name Health & Physical Activity
Unit code ESP114
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Dr Casey Mainsbridge

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,037.00 069903

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 1.5 hr Lecture (13 weeks), 1 x 1.5 hr Tutorial (13 weeks)

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Core fitness and exercise proficiencies (20%)

Assessment Task 2: Practical Presentations (30%)

Assessment Task 3: Physical literacy skill analysis and plan (50%)

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Textbooks

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