Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Rosemary Bennett


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


Upon successful completion 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.


Practical peer leadership task (1500 words or equivalent, 40%)
Examination (2 hours, 2500 words or equivalent, 60%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 2 contact hours per week

(b.) Additional requirements:

  • 10 hours of independent study per week