APPLIED EXERCISE SCIENCE

EXS2AES

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop knowledge and skills in exercise assessment, prescription and delivery to apparently healthy individuals. You will evaluate the implementation of various exercise modalities and will apply skills in pre-exercise assessments, health and exercise testing and exercise program design and delivery.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephen Cousins

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBESB or HZESPB and must pass EXS1EFH.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine

Year2018

Edition/Volume10TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PA.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorNSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association

YearN/A

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherHUMAN KINETICS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required70 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsPolice Checks and Working with Children Checks are required as is the need to travel

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Interpret pre-exercise health screening and exercise assessments to inform exercise prescription.
02. Deliver and adapt client-centred exercise programs in consideration of the evidence-base.
03. Evaluate evidence to inform exercise programming.
04. Apply strategies to teach and correct exercise technique.
05. Adapt relevant behaviour change models to increase exercise adherence.
06. Apply exercise testing, prescription and delivery skills within the individual's scope of practice and code of conduct.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephen Cousins

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students attend 1 x 2 hr lab class per week all semester.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 42
One 50.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2000-word reflective case study (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO6

Two 10-minute skill competency tests (1,000-words) equivalent)Each competency assessment contributes 15% to the overall subject grade

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO6

One 2-hour final exam (2,000-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

One practicum Log (500-words equivalent)Submission of practicum log demonstrating achievement of 70-hours of professional practice in-line with accreditation requirements is a hurdle requirement.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO6