|1.||Identify and describe the stages of growth and development across the lifespan, from reproduction through to death;|
|2.||Identify and apply knowledge on contraindicated exercises for particular stages of human growth, maturation and development, including common injuries and conditions during these stages of growth and development;|
|3.||Describe the difference between chronological and biological age, and the implications of these two factors across the life span;|
|4.||Identify and describe the structural, physiological and motor and psychosocial development changes across the lifespan and the effect, and timing of exercise and physical activity to elicit change;|
|5.||Apply evidence-based physical activity and exercise principles affecting growth, development, pregnancy and ageing; and,|
|6.||Illustrate the social determinants of health that affect growth and development.|
|Test||Multiple choice quizzes: 3 progressive assessments at the end of weeks 1, 2 & 3.||20%|
|Report||Report based on supplied client condition||25%|
|Portfolio||Three short reports on supplied clients (2 reports in groups, 10% each; 1 report individual 15%)||35%|
|Presentation||Paired presentation 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, 2020
Human Motor Development : A Lifespan Approach,
Payne, G, and Isaacs, L, 2020
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