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SP3008 - Sport and Exercise Science Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

Practicum experience in a variety of sport & exercise settings that may including individual exercise prescription, sport association/club activities, sports academies/institutes, community events and research activities.

Learning Outcomes

  • to enable students to develop communication and interpersonal skills;
  • to enhance the students capacity to construct, implement and evaluate programs appropriate to sport and exercise science;
  • to provide students with an opportunity to develop effective assessment, programming and management skills;
  • to provide students with experience in the workplace in the area of health and fitness;
  • to conduct and evaluate rist assessments.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams.
Prerequisites: SP2006 and SP2009

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 100 hours professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of subject requirements.
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject will be marked as a non-graded pass fail.Satisfactory completion of 100 hours of practicum placement, on course assignment, set practicum placement competency tasks, attendance at tutorials/workshops/seminars.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 100 hours professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of subject requirements.
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject will be marked as a non-graded pass/fail. Satisfactory completion of 100 hours of practicum placement, on course assignment, set practicum placement competency tasks, tutorial/workshop/seminar attendance.

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