PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPORTS & MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

PTY5PSM

2015

Credit points: 10

Subject outline

This subject aims to improve graduate physiotherapists' knowledge of recent advances in physiology of clinical and theoretical relevance to musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapists. Major emphasis will be placed on pain physiology, the effect of training and injury on muscle tissue and connective tissue reactions to mechanical stress, ageing and repair.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMedical PhysiologyRecommendedBoron, W. and Boulpaep, E.ELSEVIER SCIENCE,YALE (2002).
ReadingsWall and Melzack's Textbook of PainRecommendedWall, P.D. and Melzack, R. (eds)5TH ED, PHILADELPHIA ELSEVIER/CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE (1999).

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2015, All Year, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Web based lectures and tutorial material equivalent to 26 hours of class contact over the two semesters. Students will have regular contact with the unit lecturers via on-line learning system."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word assignment34
web-based assessment 2,000 word equivalentassessment ongoing throughout the subject equivalent to 2,000 words66