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EDH2151 Practical Studies in Sport and Physical Activity

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ


This practically based course seeks to provide the opportunity for students from all backgrounds to engage in a variety of physical activities and gain some understanding and proficiency in these. It caters for people with a wide range of experience and skill and is designed for preservice teachers; those who wish to become involved as sports professionals; or any student seeking to complete a physical activity based elective as part of their study program. Students will become more knowledgeable about various physical activities, enjoy participating in these for the social, emotional and physical benefits and be able to apply some of the knowledge to personal and/or professional contexts. To ensure a more complete experience and provide the opportunity to experience a variety of physical activities the course participants will be required to undertake roles in coaching, officiating or teaching in the community. Online students will be required to commit time to attend relevant accreditation course and coaching clinics.

This course provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of the role of physical activity in quality of life and appreciate the wide range of possibilities and benefits of personal and group participation. For those wishing to become Sports and HPE professionals the course will be invaluable in developing an analytical understanding of the consequences of certain pedagogical models used in the course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2014 Online