EXERCISE FITNESS AND HEALTH
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will investigate the associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and lifestyle-related disease. You will become familiar with fundamental acute and chronic physiological responses to exercise across the lifespan. The subject will introduce you to the principles that surround health screening, exercise testing and exercise prescription.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorStephen Cousins
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBESB Bachelor of Exercise Science or HZESPB Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Exercise Physiology or LBBSB Bachelor of Business (Sport Development and Management) or EBEDPB Bachelor of Education (Primary) All other students require Subject Coordinator's approval
Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management
Quota-conditions or rulesPriority is given to students enrolled in HZESPB, HBESB or HBES for whom EXS1EFH is core, then to other students until the quota is reached.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Fitness professional's handbook.
AuthorHowley, E T & Thompson, D L
PublisherHUMAN KINETICS, CHAMPAIGN.
ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription.
AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine
PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PA.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment size150
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephen Cousins
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|One 1-hour written theory examination (1,000-words equivalent) Multiple choice and short answer questions||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6|
|One online practicum report (2,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO4, SILO5, SILO6|
|Three 20-minute multiple-choice online tests (1,000-words equivalent total) Each test contributes 10% of students overall grade||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6|