|Short Description:||Growth, Development & Lifespan|
|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 provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge in growth and development across the lifespan. Content addresses and examines physical growth, the development of motor characteristics and the cognitive, social and emotional development of humans from childhood throughout life. The course also enables students to develop an understanding of the effects of exercise, injuries and a range of other issues and conditions that influence growth and development and ways of addressing these. Relevant research and guidelines on growth and development are examined from a variety of disciplines areas, as they relate to exercise.