FOUNDATIONS OF EXERCISE PROGRAMMING

SPE1FEP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be provided with the fundamental knowledge to design exercise training plans for apparently healthy and athlete populations. In addition, the use of field test results to direct exercise programming will also be discussed. In the practical component, you will be taught how to instruct common resistance training exercises and conduct basic field tests of fitness qualities.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCharlie Davids

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 Priority will be given to students admitted in HBSES as this is a core subject in this course.

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 & PrescriptionRecommendedAmerican College of Sports Medicine, 2018Wolters Kluwer

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Select and employ methods to monitor training intensity and load throughout exercise programmes.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules, Seminars

02. Explain how assessment data can be used to prescribe exercise

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules, Seminars

03. Explain the risks and benefits associated with exercise to healthy individuals.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules, Seminars

04. Identify the best-practice principles of prescribing exercise and apply this knowledge to determine safe and progressive exercise programs aimed at improving general health and fitness.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules, Seminars

05. Deliver exercise programs to healthy individuals or groups.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules, Seminars

06. Safely progress or modify exercise programmes for healthy individuals.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules, Seminars

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharlie Davids

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Even weeks (2, 4, 6, 8, 10)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One in-class test (500 words equivalent).30 min multiple choice and short answer quiz15 02, 03, 04
Case study report (1,500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Group Exercise Delivery Competency Task (750 words per student)20 01, 03, 05, 06
One-hour written examination (1,000 words equivalent).Multiple choice and short answer questions.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 06