EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND DELIVERY

SPE2EPD

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be provided with the knowledge to design specifically tailored training plans with an emphasis on athlete populations. You will learn how to analyse the demands of a given sport, then prescribe targeted training interventions to enhance relevant strength, endurance and speed qualities. Periodisation strategies will be discussed to enable the short- and long-term development of the athlete with respect to their sport. In the practical component, you will learn how to instruct resistance training exercises and conduct field tests of fitness qualities.


SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLachlan James

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HBSES AND must have passed SPE1FSC. All other enrolments require Subject Coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects SPE3EPD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and PrescriptionRecommendedAmerican College of Sports Medicine 201810th edition. LWW.
ReadingsHigh Performance Training for SportsRecommendedJoyce and Lewindon (eds) 2014Human Kinetics

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply risk measures and discipline-specific knowledge of contraindications for engaging in exercise programs to inform client decisions.

Activities:
Lectures, Practicals, Professional Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Adapt knowledge of exercise modalities and interventions to correct dysfunctional movements.

Activities:
Lectures, Practicals, Professional Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Apply and adapt physiological and biomechanical principles to design safe and effective exercise programs for general and athlete populations.

Activities:
Lectures, Practicals, Professional Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Analyse outcomes of client assessments to design and modify best-practice exercise programs.

Activities:
Lectures, Practicals, Professional Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)

05. Effectively demonstrate verbal and nonverbal communication skills in the context of exercise instruction.

Activities:
Lectures, Practicals, Professional Placements
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

06. Interact responsibly with clients in accordance with Exercise and Sports Science Australia's Code of Professional Practice and Ethical Conduct.

Activities:
Professional Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLachlan James

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"These hours will contribute towards professional accreditation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Study assignment (1250 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 30-min practical examination (1500 words equivalent)35 01, 05, 06
One 1-hour theory examination (1000 words equivalent)1-hour short answer theory examination35 01, 02, 03
One Practicum Log and Record of EngagementHurdle task to ensure mastery of core exercise science skills and for accreditation purposes https://www.essa.org.au/essa-me/professional-standards/#es 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06