|1.||Describe the stages of growth and development across the lifespan, from conception through to death;|
|2.||Apply knowledge on contraindicated exercises for stages of human growth and development, including common injuries present during these stages;|
|3.||Describe the structural, physiological and motor development changes across the lifespan and the effect of exercise on such changes;|
|4.||Analyse and evaluate the literature and guidelines on growth and development as they relate to exercise; and,|
|5.||Apply knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and stages of growth to human development.|
|Test||Multiple choice quizzes: 3 progressive assessments at the end of weeks 1, 2 & 3.||30%|
|Portfolio||Portfolio of three short reports on supplied clients||30%|
|Report||Report based on supplied client condition||20%|
|Poster||Presentation of a poster highlighting testing and training one of the clients discussed in assessments 2 and 3||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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