University of Technology Sydney

92524 Health and Lifespan Development

6cp; 2hpw (interactive activities/modules, online), 1hpw (Itutorial, on campus), 5hpw (independent learning). To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 4 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject examines the cognitive, psychosocial and physical domains of human development in the context of sport and exercise. Students explore the changes that occur within human beings from birth to death. Specifically, students investigate the effects of age, gender, ethnicity and culture on health and development. Students engage with pre-class learning activities, case study discussions, tutorials and lectures with a focus on developing a strong theoretical understanding, as well as developing proficiency in evaluating practical real-world scenarios and applying knowledge related to health and lifespan development.

Typical availability

Spring session, Moore Park precinct

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