EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING

PTY3EHW

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will focus on exercise for health and wellbeing in individuals both with and without a disability. Consistent with the WHO ICF, the emphasis in this subject will be on evidence based practice and the development of skills in assessment, design, implementation, adaptation and progression of exercise programs to improve health and wellbeing.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HBS2APT, HBS2PBM, PTY2HDM, HLT2IEP and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSPP,HZHSPB - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTherapeutic exercise, moving toward functionPrescribedLori Thein Brody and Carrie M.Hall 20113RD ED, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
ReadingsACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription.RecommendedAmerican College of Sports Medicine; senior editor, Walter R. Thompson; associate editors, Neil F. Gordon, Linda S.Pescatello 20108TH ED, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
ReadingsNeuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment: a handbook for therapists.RecommendedPetty, N 20114TH EDN, ELSEVIER, SYDNEY
ReadingsPrinciples of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management: a guide for therapists.RecommendedPetty, N 20114TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, SYDNEY

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachael McAleer

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Design of a 6-week case specific exercise program (individual 2,000 words)Hurdle: Must pass written assessment task due in SWOT vac40
Journal Club group presentation (15mins = approx 4 minutes per student, plus 10 mins Q&A)20
Physiotherapy Student Exercise Handout (group assessment 1,200 words - approx 240 words per student)Due week 515
Practical skills examination (10 minutes)Hurdle: Must pass pract skills assess end semester exam period.25

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Lawler

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Lectures commence in the 2nd week of semester 2"

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Design of a 6-week case specific exercise program (individual 2,000 words)Hurdle: Must pass written assessment task due in SWOT vac40
Journal Club group presentation (15mins = approx 4 minutes per student, plus 10 mins Q&A)20
Physiotherapy Student Exercise Handout (group assessment 1,200 words - approx 240 words per student)Due week 515
Practical skills examination (10 minutes)Hurdle: Must pass pract skills assess end semester exam period.25