HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

SPE1HGD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to the physiological, motor, cognitive, and social characteristics of lifespan growth and development in sport and exercise science. The unit will provide you with an understanding of growth and development from prenatal life through to older adulthood, factors that influence these processes, and key considerations relevant to each life stage. The subject aims to develop your knowledge and application of how physical activity influences (and is influenced by) growth and development across the lifespan.

SchoolAllied Health, 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 ActivitiesStudents will undertake a range of activities including workshops, tutorials, quizzes, group presentations and case reviews which are collectively designed to achieve and assess students’ performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. Students will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about their performance on these activities. 

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

Learning resources

Lifespan Motor Development

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

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 hours 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 hours 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 hours 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 30-min online tests which are comprised of short answer and multiple choice questions (500 words equivalent). Each worth 10%.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

500 word individual article review plus 15-min group oral presentation (5 minutes per student = 1,000 words total equivalent per student).  Students are required to (individually) review a scientific research article related to youth sport. As a group, students present the practical applications of the article in relation to Long Term Athletic Development. 

N/AOtherCombinedNo40 SILO4, SILO5

Lifespan case studies (1500 words equivalent). Short answer questions related to case studies.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5

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 hours 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 hours 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 hours 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 30-min online tests which are comprised of short answer and multiple choice questions (500 words equivalent). Each worth 10%.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

500 word individual article review plus 15-min group oral presentation (5 minutes per student = 1,000 words total equivalent per student).  Students are required to (individually) review a scientific research article related to youth sport. As a group, students present the practical applications of the article in relation to Long Term Athletic Development. 

N/AOtherCombinedNo40 SILO4, SILO5

Lifespan case studies (1500 words equivalent). Short answer questions related to case studies.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5