PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPORTS & MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
Credit points: 10
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
Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Medical Physiology||Recommended||Boron, W. and Boulpaep, E.||ELSEVIER SCIENCE,YALE (2002).|
|Readings||Wall and Melzack's Textbook of Pain||Recommended||Wall, P.D. and Melzack, R. (eds)||5TH ED, PHILADELPHIA ELSEVIER/CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE (1999).|
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Online, 2015, All Year, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner
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."
|one 1,000-word assignment||34|
|web-based assessment 2,000 word equivalent||assessment ongoing throughout the subject equivalent to 2,000 words||66|