FOUNDATIONS OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE PRACTICE B

SPE1FSB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop foundation client assessment skills. Students will develop an understanding of the risks associated with a range of exercises and strategies to minimise risk for clients. Students will be introduced to a range of assessment procedures and equipment used to conduct safe sports and exercise-related assessments. Students will explore the influence of physical activity, exercise and nutritional practices on obesity and other chronic health conditions. The influence of the basic stages of growth and development across the lifespan on exercise delivery will be considered.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Xanthos

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be admitted in the Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development (HDSCD) to enrol in the Carlton (Carlton College of Sport) instance.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFitness Professional's Handbook, 7th EditionPrescribedHowley, E. T., & Thompson, D. (2017).Human Kinetics
ReadingsHigh-performance training for sportsRecommendedJoyce, D., & Lewindon, D. (Eds.), 2014Human Kinetics
ReadingsACSM#s Guidelines for Exercise Testing & Prescription 10edRecommendedAmerican College of Sports Medicine, 2018Wolters Kluwer

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate the role of physical activity, exercise, sport and nutritional interventions in the response to the obesity epidemic and other chronic health conditions.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules

02. Critically review and appraise best-practice guidelines for the use of physical activity in the prevention of health conditions affecting populations.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules

03. Apply knowledge of population level interventions to improve the physical activity of at risk populations.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules

04. Apply knowledge of the stages of growth and development across the lifespan to exercise programming and delivery.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules

05. Apply knowledge of the physiological and pathological mechanisms of acute and chronic injury to the management of sports and exercise-related injuries.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Carlton (CarltonCollegeSport), 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Xanthos

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute online test (500-words equivalent)20 02, 03
One individual written report (1,250-words equivalent)30 01, 03
One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Xanthos

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30 minute online test (500-words equivalent)20 02, 03
One individual written report (1,250-words equivalent)30 01, 03
One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05