EXERCISE SCIENCE PROJECT

EXS3EXP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will undertake a project in exercise science. You will develop fundamental research skills and apply discipline knowledge and techniques to address questions in exercise science. Individually, or as part of a small group, you will work on projects that will include planning, project management, data collection, data analysis, critical interpretation and dissemination. You will be expected to meet with your project supervisor on a regular basis and work independently in self-directed learning.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass HLT2IEP & EXS2ESP & EXS2ESB & EXS2MCL (or equivalent) and must be enrolled in one of HZHEP - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Exercise Physiology, or Bachelor of Exercise Science, or Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Exercise Physiology. All other students require Subject Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEssentials of research methods in health, physical education, exercise science and recreation.RecommendedBerg, K E & Latin, R W 20083RD EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WATKINS, PA.
ReadingsIntroduction to research in the health sciences.RecommendedPolgar, S & Thomas, S A 20085TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.

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Bendigo, 2014, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size125

Enrolment information Staffing resources are limited to cover supervision of projects. Tables applying quota. Once quota reached, further enrolments will be subject to approval by Subject Coordinator.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Class requirements

Supervised Research
One 1.0 hours supervised research every two weeks and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1-hour supervisory tutorial per fortnight."

Supervised Research
One 3.0 hours supervised research per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent of three hours of laboratory time in semester 1/2."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,250-word individual written proposal.30
One 15-minute oral presentation.20
One 2,500-word individual final project report.50

Melbourne, 2014, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Class requirements

Supervised Research
One 1.0 hours supervised research every two weeks and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 1-hour supervisory tutorial per fortnight."

Supervised Research
One 3.0 hours supervised research per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent of three hours of laboratory time in semester 1/2."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,250-word individual written proposal.30
One 15-minute oral presentation.20
One 2,500-word individual final project report.50