|Short Description:||Intro to Sport and Exercise|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Health and Wellbeing|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||069903 - Human Movement|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
This course will outline specific concepts regarding the discipline and various sub-disciplines of sport and exercise science such as biomechanics, motor learning, exercise physiology, sport psychology and nutrition. The course will examine the importance of health and physical activity and associated historical and social aspects. The course will address options and strategies related to studying sport and exercise content, relevant professional issues and career expectations. Students will review USQ's graduate skills and articulate their relevance to themselves and, the program and courses. Students will explore verbal and nonverbal communication (including the use of technology), critical thinking skills and the dynamics of interpersonal and group communication in a range of contexts. Students will have the opportunity to expand written, verbal and personal interaction skills, applicable to careers in sport and exercise in an ever-changing and at times, challenging professional environment.