APPLIED EXERCISE SCIENCE
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorStephen Cousins
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBESB or HZESPB and must pass EXS1EFH.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine
PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PA.
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
AuthorNSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Self sourced or 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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephen Cousins
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.
One 2000-word reflective case study (1,000-words equivalent)
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Two 10-minute skill competency tests (1,000-words) equivalent)Each competency assessment contributes 15% to the overall subject grade
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One 2-hour final exam (2,000-words equivalent)
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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.
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