School Of Science And Health

Movement and Skill DevelopmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400891.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Kylie Steel

Incompatible Units
400794 - PDHPE: Exploring Movement Skills, 400796 - PDHPE: Efficient Movement Principles

300361 Introduction to Human Biology AND 400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 4659 Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE), 4549 - Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE), 4742 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary), 4747 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) or 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit examines the scientific basis for movement and sports skill development. An understanding of the principles of movement and motor skill and how they apply to performance is examined through a range of movement tasks required for track and field athletics and some team sports. Laboratory activities will focus upon the basic movement tasks of throwing, jumping, balancing, striking, running and rotary activities. An examination of the instruments used in efficient movement analysis is undertaken.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Calculator/ ipad

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