|1.||Assess the physical growth, psychological maturation, and motor characteristics of humans throughout the lifespan (including pregnancy and maternal care) as a basis to advise age appropriate exercise regimes;|
|2.||Apply knowledge of interactions between genetic and environmental factors as they influence physical growth and motor development; and,|
|3.||Utilise knowledge about growth and development in the fields of human movement, sport, exercise and physical activity, to identified phases of the life span.|
|Test||Multiple choice quizzes conducted in lab||40%|
|Report||Report based on PIL activities||40%|
|Poster||Presentation of a poster based on a topic chosen by the student||20%|
ESSA's student manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment,
Coombes, J and Skinner, T, 2014
Human Motor Development : A Lifespan Approach,
Payne, G, and Isaacs, L, 2016
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