FOUNDATIONS OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE PRACTICE B

SPE1FSB

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop foundation client assessment skills. Students will develop an understanding of the risks associated with a range of exercises and strategies to minimise risk for clients. Students will be introduced to a range of assessment procedures and equipment used to conduct safe sports and exercise-related assessments. Students will explore the influence of physical activity, exercise and nutritional practices on obesity and other chronic health conditions. The influence of the basic stages of growth and development across the lifespan on exercise delivery will be considered.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Special conditionsStudents must be admitted in the Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development (HDSCD) to enrol in the Carlton (Carlton College of Sport) instance.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Fitness Professional's Handbook

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

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

Year2017

Edition/Volume7th Edition

PublisherHuman Kinetics

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ACSMs Guidelines for Exercise Testing & Prescription 10ed

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer

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High-performance training for sports

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJoyce, D., & Lewindon, D.

Year2014

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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. Communicate the role of physical activity, exercise, sport and nutritional interventions in the response to the obesity epidemic and other chronic health conditions.
02. Critically review and appraise best-practice guidelines for the use of physical activity in the prevention of health conditions affecting populations.
03. Apply knowledge of population level interventions to improve the physical activity of at risk populations.
04. Apply knowledge of the stages of growth and development across the lifespan to exercise programming and delivery.
05. Apply knowledge of the physiological and pathological mechanisms of acute and chronic injury to the management of sports and exercise-related injuries.

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