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SPS3203 Human Movement and Disability
Credit Points: 15
EBH1101 Human Anatomy or
SPS1101 Foundations of Sports Science
This unit focuses on physical activity for children and adults with disabilities. It is designed to ensure an understanding of the special needs associated with the development of motor control and the adaptations necessary to ensure access to a physically active lifestyle. Students will be introduced to the motor control and learning problems faced by people with a range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities. Students also gain knowledge and understanding of social-psychological issues associated with disability and movement through the contexts of play, games, and sport.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
SMAAAAAAESS Exercise and Sports Science Professional Accreditation 8 Unit Supporting Major
SMCHPEHuman Performance 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIAACQPhysical Activity and Health Minor
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008