This unit involves the exploration, analysis and development of movement skills and concepts through rhythmic and expressive movement, games and fitness based activities. Students will apply their skills and knowledge of skill acquisition, biomechanics, and growth and movement development to create and adapt appropriate movement experiences and provide and apply feedback to enhance participation and performance in a range of movement activities. Students will explore the elements and practice of rhythmic and expressive movement and movement for health and fitness in contemporary physical activity and movement contexts such as dance, gymnastics, games, and lifestyle exercise based programs.

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SPE1100 - Principles of Movement Development

SPE1200 - Applied Movement Science

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply knowledge of movement patterns and concepts to create movement sequences according to given criteria with responsibility and accountability;  
  2. Develop activities to enhance movement skills, participation and performance in rhythmic and expressive movement, games and fitness with creativity and judgement;  
  3. Analyse their own and others' movement sequences to provide appropriate feedback and instruction; and  
  4. Compose and perform movement experiences using exposition and analysis of the impact of effort, space, time, objects and people on movement.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Report Instructional Plan 20%
Presentation Skill instruction 30%
Assignment Logbook (1000 words) 30%
Performance Rhythmic and expressive movement 20%

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