EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND DELIVERY
Credit points: 15
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.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorLachlan James
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesLearning activities include Lectures, Practicals and Professional Placement.
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HBSES AND must have passed SPE1FSC or SPE1FEP. All other enrolments require Subject Coordinator approval.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine
High Performance Training for Sports
AuthorJoyce and Lewindon
Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject
Total hours/days required80 hours
Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible
WBL addtional requirementsMost domestic metro placements, but placements elsewhere are acceptable. 80 h in the exercise prescription and delivery domain.
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLachlan James
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 42
One 80.00 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
These hours will contribute towards professional accreditation
PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Case Study assignment (1250 words)
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One 30-min practical examination (1500 words equivalent)
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One 1-hour theory examination (1000 words equivalent)1-hour short answer theory examination
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One Practicum Log and Record of EngagementHurdle task to ensure mastery of core exercise science skills and for accreditation purposeshttps://www.essa.org.au/essa-me/professional-standards/es
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