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EDH2253 Scientific Bases of Movement 1

Short Description: Scientific Bases of Movement 1
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070303 - Education Studies
Grading basis : Graded


In this course students research and apply the key elements and relationships between the sub-disciplines of functional anatomy and physiology, mechanics of movement, motor learning and psychology to improve the efficiency of human movement.

Students develop an understanding of the processes and stages of learning physical skills and improving human movement capacity and apply the principles of training to develop and prescribe exercise and training programs. They explore how the principles and concepts on which human movement is based are applied to teach, improve and enhance physical characteristics and performance at all levels. The impact of stages of growth and developmental on learning and performance of movement skills is investigated and applied.

Students research and apply sports psychology training theories including motivation, goal setting, arousal and performance, mental rehearsal, imagery and resilience for a variety of demographics and contexts. They apply settings, systemic and legislative safety and equity requirements.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 7 December 2021