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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms R Bennett


In this unit students will analyse health and wellbeing, exercise programming and prescription and the principles of leadership within a fitness context.


At the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. gain opportunities to utilise correct terminology related to health concepts, anatomy, physiology and exercise;
  2. develop safe exercise and fitness leadership skills; apply theoretical concepts related to exercise programming and prescription for a variety of different groups;
  3. gain new insights into future orientations for health, wellbeing and fitness within education.


Assessment task 1: Practical peer leadership task: (1,500 words or equivalent, 40%)
Assessment task 2: Examination: (2,500 words or equivalent,60%)

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Rosemary Bennett

Contact hours

2 hours per week