Course Title: Lifelong Physical Activity

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Lifelong Physical Activity

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


360H Education


Sem 1 2021,
Sem 1 2022

Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Amanda Telford

Course Coordinator Phone: 03 9925 7858

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Building 220, Level 3 Bundoora

Course Coordinator Availability: By Appointment/Email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course was previously known as  Applied Movement Concepts in Health, Physical Education and Sport.

This course is designed to provide you with the applied knowledge of lifelong physical activities in the school context.

You will develop the basic knowledge, understanding and legal framework of road safety, swimming, water safety and other lifelong physical activities. The course will be taught using a range of teaching styles and pedagogies. It will also utilize partnerships with industry specific bodies.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in practical applications in Health, Physical Education and Sport
  • Consolidate and synthesise expert content and pedagogical content knowledge and apply evidence-based, high-impact teaching strategies in professional practice
  • Analyse and evaluate student-centred learning approaches to plan effectively for differentiation in health, physical education and sport
  • Create a safe and engaging learning environment using inclusive strategies, sustainable practices and digital technologies for diverse audiences

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:





  1. Plan, implement and assess aquatics, in school environments.


  1. Assess student learning and demonstrate knowledge and application of lifelong physical activities.

3.6, 5.4


  1. Demonstrate knowledge and application of organising lifelong physical activity programs in a school setting.


  1. Plan for and demonstrate knowledge of safety issues related to lifelong physical activity programs in schools.



Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning in this course will involve a range of face-to-face and online activities including lectures, workshops, practical activities, readings, collaborative group work, class discussion and individual reflection.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT University will support your access to learning resources for this course. Readings from current educational literature will be provided through your online course site and will be drawn from highly regarded academic journals, books and conferences as well as reports, websites and other online resources.

The University Library provides extensive scholarly resources to supplement your suggested readings and research and is able to request books or articles from any library in the world. Guides to the literature in your discipline area are available from

Assistance with referencing and avoiding plagiarism is available here

The Library and the Study and Learning Centre are also on hand to support and assist in the development of your academic skills to make best use of such resources within your academic studies.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.


Assessment task (%)


AITSL Standards


Annotated unit plan and feedback (30%)

1, 2, 3

3.3, 3.6, 5.4

Lifelong PA planning assessment (Group; 40%)

1, 2, 3, 4

2.1, 3.3, 3.6, 4.4, 5.4

Peer teaching - tactical skill/component and reflection (30%)

1, 2, 4

3.3, 3.6, 4.4


Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: