EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING

PTY3EHW

2015

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.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrea Bruder

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HBS2ALT or 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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the use of physical activity and exercise in the prevention and management of chronic conditions.

Activities:
Journal Club Presentation

02. Outline the underlying principles of exercise prescription.

Activities:
Practical Skills Assessment.

03. Complete a safe and relevant case-specific assessment of physical activity and exercise.

Activities:
Practical Skills Assessment.

04. Design and implement an appropriate case-specific progressive resistance training program.

Activities:
Design of a 6-week exercise program.

05. Design and implement an appropriate case-specific aerobic training program.

Activities:
Design of a 6-week exercise program.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

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.

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Design of a 6-week case specific exercise program (individual 2,000 words)Hurdle: Must pass written assessment task due in SWOT vac40 01, 02, 04, 05
Journal Club group presentation (15mins = approx 4 minutes per student, plus 10 mins Q&A)20 01
Physiotherapy Student Exercise Handout (group assessment 1,200 words - approx 240 words per student)Due week 515 01, 02, 03
Practical skills examination (10 minutes)Hurdle: Must pass pract skills assess end semester exam period.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Bruder

Class requirements

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.

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.

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"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Design of a 6-week case specific exercise program (individual 2,000 words)Hurdle: Must pass written assessment task due in SWOT vac40 01, 02, 04, 05
Journal Club group presentation (15mins = approx 4 minutes per student, plus 10 mins Q&A)20 01
Physiotherapy Student Exercise Handout (group assessment 1,200 words - approx 240 words per student)Due week 515 01, 02, 03
Practical skills examination (10 minutes)Hurdle: Must pass pract skills assess end semester exam period.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05