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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast
Lismore

Unit description

Our body’s ability to move efficiently and proficiently changes over time and is pivotal to our participation in physical activities such as sport and exercise. In this unit, you will explore the many changes that we observe in youth and the factors that affect these changes.

Unit content

  1. Motor development fundamental concepts
  2. Motor skill development
  3. Youth physical fitness
  4. Motor skill competence
  5. Youth physical activity
  6. Growth and maturation

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:
1describe fundamental concepts in motor development
2explain physical, physiological, and motor development in youth
3analyse the factors that impact growth, maturation, and motor development
4demonstrate proficiency in developmentally appropriate assessments relevant to sport and exercise science

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

  1. describe fundamental concepts in motor development
  2. explain physical, physiological, and motor development in youth
  3. analyse the factors that impact growth, maturation, and motor development
  4. demonstrate proficiency in developmentally appropriate assessments relevant to sport and exercise science

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
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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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