Faculty of Education

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Rosemary Bennett


In this unit students will analyse health and wellbeing, exercise programming and prescription and the principles of leadership within a fitness context.


At the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. gain opportunities to utilise correct terminology related to health concepts, anatomy, physiology and exercise;
  2. develop safe exercise and fitness leadership skills; apply theoretical concepts related to exercise programming and prescription for a variety of different groups;
  3. gain new insights into future orientations for health, wellbeing and fitness within education.


Assessment task 1: Practical peer leadership task: (1,500 words or equivalent, 40%)
Assessment task 2: Examination: (2,500 words or equivalent,60%)

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hours per week