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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast
Lismore

Unit description

Provides students with the knowledge and skills of motor development. Students will learn to measure growth and maturation, deliver youth physical fitness and motor competence assessments, and design developmentally appropriate activities. Students will also learn about the importance of youth physical activity participation and some psychosocial and sociocultural factors that influence it.

Unit content

  1. Introduction to motor development
  2. Growth and maturation
  3. Fundamental motor skills
  4. Physical fitness development
  5. Motor competence development
  6. Youth physical activity

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1explain fundamental concepts in human development
2discuss physical, physiological, and motor development in youth
3analyse the factors that impact growth, maturation, and motor development
4demonstrate proficiency in assessments relevant to growth, maturation, and motor development

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain fundamental concepts in human development
  2. discuss physical, physiological, and motor development in youth
  3. analyse the factors that impact growth, maturation, and motor development
  4. demonstrate proficiency in assessments relevant to growth, maturation, and motor development

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Laboratory 2 hrs (6 wks)
Workshop 1 hr (6 wks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Case study50%
Practical skills30%

Teaching method
Laboratory 2 hrs (6 wks)
Workshop 1 hr (6 wks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Case study50%
Practical skills30%

Teaching method
Laboratory 2 hrs (6 wks)
Workshop 1 hr (6 wks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Case study50%
Practical skills30%
Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

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