FOUNDATIONS OF EXERCISE PROGRAMMING

SPE1FEP

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCharlie Davids

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Fitness Professional's Handbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHowley, E. T., & Thompson, D.

Year2017

Edition/Volume7th Edition

PublisherHuman Kinetics

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ACSMs Guidelines for Exercise Testing & Prescription

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer

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Kinetic Anatomy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBehnke, R.S.

Year2001

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PublisherHuman Kinetics

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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. Select and employ methods to monitor training intensity and load throughout exercise programmes.
02. Explain how assessment data can be used to prescribe exercise
03. Explain the risks and benefits associated with exercise to healthy individuals.
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.
05. Deliver exercise programs to healthy individuals or groups.
06. Safely progress or modify exercise programmes for healthy individuals.
07. Apply knowledge of functional anatomy to evaluate and conduct a simple movement analysis for exercise prescription.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharlie Davids

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 h 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)

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One in-class test (500 words equivalent).30 min multiple choice and short answer quiz

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Case study workbook (2,000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Practical skills competency checklist

N/AOtherIndividualNo0 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

Movement analysis of exercise task (1,500 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7