This unit is designed to encourage students to reflect on and understand the design and delivery of fitness and physical activities for all individuals. Students will consider a range of variables influencing participation in exercise and fitness to develop an appreciation of diverse needs and specific requirements of individuals. Literature related to inclusive practice will be evaluated in relation to engagement in fitness and physical activity to develop knowledge and skills to support participation. Students will report on inclusive practice in the profession and explore how to develop programs to be sensitive and responsive to all participants.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically analyse and review theoretical knowledge and practices and adapt these to develop innovative programs in physical activity settings;  
  2. Investigate and analyse professional approaches to address specific issues when working with different population groups;  
  3. Exhibit professional, ethical and socially sensitive judgements by adapting knowledge and skills to ensure inclusive and culturally relevant outcomes to physical activities; and  
  4. Articulate the current challenges around inclusive physical activity facing both industry professionals and society.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Report Journal Article Analysis 20%
Creative Works Poster 20%
Report Program Evaluation 40%
Presentation Lightning Talk 20%

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