FOUNDATIONS OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE PRACTICE B

SPE1FSB

2021

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 Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

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 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

Readings

High-performance training for sports

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJoyce, D., & Lewindon, D.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHuman Kinetics

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ACSMs Guidelines for Exercise Testing & Prescription 10ed

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer

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Fitness Professional's Handbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Year2017

Edition/Volume7th Edition

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Class requirements

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.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute online test (500-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3

One individual written report (1,250-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Carlton (Carlton College Sport), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Class requirements

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.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30 minute online test (500-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3

One individual written report (1,250-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5