HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

SPE1HGD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to the physiological, structural, cognitive, motor and cultural demands associated with growth and development across the human lifespan (i.e., from prenatal to older adulthood), and examine the role that exercise plays in maintaining health and wellness within each life stage. You will be introduced to the changes in cognitive and motor development that occur throughout childhood to late adulthood, as well as the indications and contraindications of exercise related to each life stage.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClaire Willis

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in HBSES or HBSCD or HDSCD All other enrolments require subject coordinators' approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must be admitted in the Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development (HDSCD) to enrol in the Carlton (Carlton College of Sport) instance.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Lifespan Motor Development

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHaywood, K. M., & Getchell, N.

Year2019

Edition/Volume7

PublisherHuman Kinetics

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe the stages of growth, development and ageing throughout the lifespan, including pregnancy.
02. Discuss how structural, physiological, motor and cognitive changes throughout the lifespan affect physical activity and exercise habits.
03. Categorise exercise as either indicated or contraindicated for an individual's stage of life.
04. Describe the common injuries associated with each stage of life.
05. Select and assess peer-reviewed, scientific literature and best practice guidelines on growth and development for exercise practices across the lifespan.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClaire Willis

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 15-min online tests (500 words equivalent)Two 15-min short answer and multiple choice tests.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3

Individual written report (1,500 words per student)Students are required to evaluate the motor skills required to perform an exercise task.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

20-min group oral presentation (10 minutes per student = 1,000 words equivalent per student)Students are required to give a group presentation about the motor skills to perform task

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One-hour written examination (1,000 words equivalent)Short answer and multiple choice examination.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Carlton (Carlton College Sport), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 15-min online tests (500 words equivalent)Two 15-min short answer and multiple choice tests.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3

Individual written report (1,500 words per student)Students are required to evaluate the motor skills required to perform an exercise task.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

20-min group oral presentation (10 minutes per student = 1,000 words equivalent per student)Students are required to give a group presentation about the motor skills to perform task

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One-hour written examination (1,000 words equivalent)Short answer and multiple choice examination.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3