PRINCIPLES OF ACTIVITY AND EXERCISE IN PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY1PAE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be introduced to the field of physical activity and exercise for health. You will explore the benefits of physical activity, risks of sedentary behaviour and the important role of physiotherapists in promoting physical activity and exercise prescription. Foundation knowledge of theoretical concepts related to physical activity, acute responses of the musculoskeletal system to exercise, client assessment and exercise prescription will be introduced. You will identify the risks associated with a range of exercises and strategies to minimize risk for clients. A range of assessment procedures and equipment used to conduct safe, exercise-related assessments, and the opportunity to design and modify basic exercises for health and fitness needs and goals for apparently healthy populations will also be introduced.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes HHP, HHPB and must have passed HBS1HBA

Co-requisitesHBS1HBB AND SPE1CBM

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

Neuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment. A handbook for therapists

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPetty, N. J.

Year2017

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

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Principles of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management - A handbook for therapists

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPetty, N. J.

Year2017

Edition/Volume3rd Ed

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

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ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Discuss and relate the theory of therapeutic exercise and physical activity to the role of physiotherapy in the promotion of health and wellbeing
02. Select, and perform safe, appropriate and evidence-based individualised assessments of physical activity and exercise
03. Design and implement safe, appropriate and evidence based individualised physical activity and exercise interventions

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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-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Students will access a range of online and multimedia resources, to support their learning, including podcasts, vodcasts and other online resources. This will be equivalent to twelve hours of face-to-face activity per semester.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 20 minute online quizzes (700 words equiv)Test No. 1 will occur in Week 4 of semester and serve as an Early Assessment Task to identify at risk students as well as provide formative feedback. Test No. 2 will occur in Week 8 of semester and provide formative feedback. Test 3 will occur in Week 12 as summative task.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 2000 word written case assignmentStudents will design a physical activity or exercise intervention to address a deficit identified by their in-class assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 20 minute practical exam (1000 word equiv)The prac exam will held during the exam period (not centrally organised).

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 250 word peer review practical reportPeer review summative task undertaken in practical class in week 8

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Students will access a range of online and multimedia resources, to support their learning, including podcasts, vodcasts and other online resources. This will be equivalent to twelve hours of face-to-face activity per semester.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 20 minute online quizzes (700 words equiv)Test No. 1 will occur in Week 4 of semester and serve as an Early Assessment Task to identify at risk students as well as provide formative feedback. Test No. 2 will occur in Week 8 of semester and provide formative feedback. Test 3 will occur in Week 12 as summative task.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 2000 word written case assignmentStudents will design a physical activity or exercise intervention to address a deficit identified by their in-class assessment.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 20 minute practical exam (1000 word equiv)The prac exam will held during the exam period (not centrally organised).

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 250 word peer review practical reportPeer review summative task undertaken in practical class in week 8

N/AN/AN/ANo5 SILO2, SILO3