Sport and Recreation (SPRT)

SPRT 1001  Fundamentals of Exercise Science  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400880  
Level: Undergraduate Level 1 subject  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 1007 - Professional Practice of Sport Exercise Science SPRT 1002 - Fundamentals of Exercise Science (WSTC)  
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SPRT 1002  Fundamentals of Exercise Science (WSTC)  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 700073  

This unit is designed to provide fundamental basic science and sport and exercise science content, with the intent to prepare the students for the more advanced scientific applications to the study and research of the sport and exercise sciences. Students will be exposed to computer software applications to aid data processing used in the sport and exercise sciences, with special applications to fields such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning, skill acquisition and sport psychology.

Level: Undergraduate Level 1 subject  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 1001 - Fundamentals of Exercise Science  
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SPRT 1005  Outdoor Recreation  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400808  

Students will learn about the variety of outdoor recreation and educational pursuits available to individuals, in school or community settings. Through active participation and guided instruction, students will also learn how to supervise specific forms of outdoor recreation and education in activities such as hiking, canoeing and camping. Learning content will reinforce the rationale for the development, administration and delivery of school-based and community outdoor recreation and education programs within Australia.

Level: Undergraduate Level 1 subject  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 2005 - Outdoor Recreation 1 SPRT 1006 - Outdoor Recreation (WSTC) TEAC 1014 - Experience based Outdoor Education  
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SPRT 1006  Outdoor Recreation (WSTC)  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 700063  

Students will learn about the variety of outdoor recreational pursuits available to individuals, whether in a school-based or community setting. Through active participation and guided instruction, students will also learn how to supervise specific forms of outdoor recreation. Lecture content will reinforce learning and skill development through the study of the development, administration and delivery of school-based and community public recreation programs, as well as studying the role of recreation within Australia.

Level: Undergraduate Level 1 subject  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 1005 - Outdoor Recreation  
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SPRT 1008  Sport for Social Development  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401243  

This unit provides an introduction to the concept of Sport for Development. Students will explore the role sports and physical recreation can play in achieving positive social outcomes in communities, both locally and internationally. Students will learn about the multidisciplinary nature of Sport for Development and how the disciplines of health and sports science, sports management and community development come together in the planning, implementation and evaluation of sports and physical recreation projects.

Level: Undergraduate Level 1 subject  
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SPRT 2002  Exercise Testing and Measurement  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401150  
Level: Undergraduate Level 2 subject  
Co-requisite(s): SPRT 1001  
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SPRT 2007  PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400798  

This unit focuses on teaching and coaching young children in a range of Indigenous, striking/fielding, and target sports. The aim is to build on students' knowledge and application of various teaching /coaching styles with a focus on the game sense approach. In particular, the unit addresses issues of diversity and inclusion in school, sport, and recreation activities. As part of the unit, students will implement a teaching program in a local primary school and complete introductory coaching certificates in a variety of sports.

Level: Undergraduate Level 2 subject  
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SPRT 2009  Professional Development and Work Experience  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400903  

Experience in the field of study is an essential ingredient in marketing an individual for employment and often for professional memberships. Professional Practice provides students with an opportunity to observe and assist Sport & Exercise Science practitioners in action and to learn in a practical hands on setting. Students will have the opportunity to see how knowledge and skills acquired in lectures and tutorials/laboratories can be applied and also relate theoretical concepts and skills to situations in exercise-related settings. This unit is the first of two units which require a work placement which is usually off campus.

Level: Undergraduate Level 2 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): SPRT 1001  
Co-requisite(s): HLTH 2006  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 2010 - Professional Practice in Sport Exercise Science 2  
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SPRT 2011  Sustainability, Tourism and Place  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 102386  

Sustainability, Tourism and Place provides students with a fundamental understanding of the current debates in tourism management and sustainable places. The complex relationship and interaction among diverse stakeholders involved in places and tourism are explored. The unit encourages a systems approach, and focuses on traveller origin places, tourist experience and community development. The unit aims to assist students in the analysis of the role of tourism in sustainable places by applying a wide range of case studies.

Level: Undergraduate Level 2 subject  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 2006 - Outdoor Recreation and Leisure  
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SPRT 2012  Community Sport Development  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401283  

The unit develops students' knowledge and understanding of the concept of community sports development and its role in addressing key issues of social inclusion, diversity, and health promotion. Students explore local and national Australian policies and initiatives, with a focus on monitoring and evaluating and exploring evidence around the social impact of sport. The module facilitates students' knowledge and understanding of community needs within the context of sport and active recreation. Further, students will propose innovative sport development initiatives and programs where students will design and implement a localised sport development initiative in partnership with a local sport organisation.

Level: Undergraduate Level 2 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): SPRT 1008  
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SPRT 3001  Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and Coaches  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401056  

Students will learn the functional anatomy, exercise physiology, physical fitness, motor development and exercise training content required to function as competent personal trainers and/or sports coaches. Students will also administer and undertake laboratory exercises designed to test and administer fitness programs for healthy individuals

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): BIOS 1022 AND
SPRT 1001
  
Equivalent Subjects: LGYA 7759 - Personal Training and Coaching  
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SPRT 3002  Aquatic Sports  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400895  

From 2016, this unit is replaced by 400866 - Motor Control and Skill. Students will actively engage in a variety of aquatic activities including rowing, canoeing, kayaking, diving, water polo and swimming. Through participation in practical tutorials, students will develop their ability to teach and coach each of the aforementioned aquatic activities in a school or community recreation setting. Students will also train in swimming to improve stroke mechanics and fitness. This will form part of the Bronze Medallion Lifesaving certification, which involves developing competencies in resuscitation, four strokes of swimming, personal survival and rescue skills.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
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SPRT 3003  Coaching Sport and Recreation Activities  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401169  

Coaching Sport and Recreation Activities offers students with a learning experience based on the principles of physical education and sports coaching in variety of sports and recreational activities. This unit builds upon physical activity instruction and teaching games for understanding (game sense) introduced in earlier units. You will have the opportunity to plan, implement, and reflect on your own teaching practice during tutorials and within community sport contexts. You will learn to see things from multiple perspectives based on content delivered by university staff, peers, and external sport organisations. The unit incorporates experience in meaningful situations that will help prepare you for work in a dynamic field of education. This unit includes approximately 35 hours of work integrated learning.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): SPRT 2007  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 3007 - Ethical Issues in Sport and Athletics SPRT 3010 - Recreational Sports LGYA 0701 - Human Movement 6  
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SPRT 3005  Contemporary Youth Health Issues  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400894  

The unit explores contemporary health issues related to young people. Students will examine a range of topics from a multidisciplinary approach, which include the social, cultural, political and biological factors that influence and construct young people's lives and health. Students will explore pathogenic and salutogenic approaches to understanding and promoting young people's health. When considering and analysing the influences and contexts, students will be able to gather resources and develop diverse meaningful strategies that will assist young people to promote health practices.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Incompatible Subjects: HUMN 3072 - Sexuality SPRT 3006 - Introduction to Drug Use in Society  
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SPRT 3008  Exercise Physiology Across the Lifespan  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401149  

This unit is focused on physiological changes across the human lifespan and their effects on exercise tolerance. There is a particular focus on structural, physiological and motor development changes across the lifespan with emphasis on the control of neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and thermoregulatory function. Exercise and physiological adaptation to exercise training at different ages will be covered, alongside contraindicated exercises and common injuries/conditions that are present during certain stages of growth and development.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): BIOS 2012  
Restrictions: Please see the Subject Details page for any restrictions for this subject  
SPRT 3011  Sport Development Applied Project  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401246  

The Sport Development Applied Project continues student's engagement with an organisation in the sport and active recreation industry. Building on the foundation laid in the Sport Development Internship, the Applied Project provides students with an opportunity to apply their acquired academic knowledge and skills into real-world applications in an engaged strategic project in sport development.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): SPRT 3012  
Incompatible Subjects: SPRT 3014 Sport Management Applied Project BUSM 3066 Sport Management Internship  
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SPRT 3012  Sport Development Internship  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 401244  

The Sport Development Internship provides students with the opportunity to experience the practice of sport development in the workplace through a supervised placement in the sport and active recreation industry. Internships will allow students to relate their acquired academic knowledge and to apply their skills to real-world applications in an industry setting. Students will have the opportunity to observe, develop and practice skills in negotiation, problem identification, program planning, implementation and evaluation in a range of settings. The work completed during the Sport Development Internship also lays the foundations for the Sport Development Applied Project to follow.Students will complete a minimum of 100 hours of placement/internship as part of this unit.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Incompatible Subjects: SPRT 3014 Sport Management Applied Project BUSM 3066 Sport Management Internship  
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SPRT 3014  Sport Management Applied Project  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 200751  

This unit provides students a unique opportunity to integrate knowledge gained from operational and theoretical perspectives of sport studies into application in an engaged research project in sport management. Students will engage in comprehensive projects which bring together real world industry problems and sport theory. Students studying Sport Management Applied Project may have the opportunity to undertake an international field trip to experience the sport environment from an international perspective.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): BUSM 2036  
Equivalent Subjects: LGYA 4813 - Sport Management Applied Project  
Incompatible Subjects: BUSM 3019 - Hospitality Management Applied Project  
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SPRT 3017  Work Experience in Sport and Exercise Science  (10 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 400904  

Experience in the field of study is an essential ingredient in marketing an individual for employment and often for professional memberships. Work Experience in Sport and Exercise Science provides students with an opportunity to observe and assist Sport & Exercise Science practitioners in action and to learn in a practical setting. Students will have the opportunity to see how knowledge and skills acquired in lectures and tutorials/laboratories can be applied and also relate theoretical concepts and skills to situations in exercise-related settings. This unit is the second of two units that require a work placement which is usually off campus.

Level: Undergraduate Level 3 subject  
Pre-requisite(s): Students in course versions 46581 46582 and 46583 must successfully complete three pre-requisite units - BIOS 2037 Sport and Exercise Physiology REHA 3012 Exercise in Musculo-Skeletal Rehabilitation and SPRT 2009 Professional Development and Work Experience Students in course version 46584 must successfully complete two prerequisite units - BIOS 2012 Exercise Physiology and HLTH 2005 Exercise Prescription 1  
Equivalent Subjects: SPRT 3015 - Sport and Exercise Science in Practice  
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SPRT 9001  Higher Degree Research Thesis - Sport and Recreation  (20 Credit Points)  
Legacy Code: 800095  
Level: PhD and Research Masters Level 9 subject  
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