EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND DELIVERY

SPE2EPD

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

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.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HBSES AND must have passed SPE1FSC or SPE1FEP. All other enrolments require Subject Coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsSPE3EPD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine

Year2018

Edition/Volume10th edition

PublisherLWW

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Source locationN/A

High Performance Training for Sports

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJoyce and Lewindon

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHuman Kinetics

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced
Uni 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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply risk measures and discipline-specific knowledge of contraindications for engaging in exercise programs to inform client decisions.
02. Adapt knowledge of exercise modalities and interventions to correct dysfunctional movements.
03. Apply and adapt physiological and biomechanical principles to design safe and effective exercise programs for general and athlete populations.
04. Analyse outcomes of client assessments to design and modify best-practice exercise programs.
05. Effectively demonstrate verbal and nonverbal communication skills in the context of exercise instruction.
06. Interact responsibly with clients in accordance with Exercise and Sports Science Australia's Code of Professional Practice and Ethical Conduct.

Subject options

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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-ordinatorLachlan James

Class requirements

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case Study assignment (1250 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 30-min practical examination (1500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO5, SILO6

One 1-hour theory examination (1000 words equivalent)1-hour short answer theory examination

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6