|Short Description:||Motor Control and Learning|
|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|
|Version produced :||5 June 2020|
Pre-requisite: BIO1203 and BIO1206 and SES1002
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: SES1299
This course will provide students with an understanding of the nature of motor control and learning. It outlines the theoretical basis of motor control and learning to be able to select and perform assessments of motor skills. The course will assist students develop knowledge and skills relevant to the design of suitable programs, based on best practice, for use in teaching motor skills to meet the needs of clients. The course will also provide information relevant to a generally healthy population, especially those involved in sport and physical activity and, to individuals and groups across a range of populations. The use of motor control and learning in the development of motor skills and in rehabilitation will be a focus. Current research and the relationship to other discipline areas will be outlined.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.