EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will learn about the delivery of exercise for diverse populations. This subject will explore the pathophysiology of chronic disease and disability, and the role of exercise in managing these conditions. Building upon the skills learnt in SPE1FEP and SPE2EPD, you will learn how to conduct pre-exercise screening and deliver exercise for people with chronic conditions, including considerations for individuals from different cultures, age groups, and abilities.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorClaire Willis
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in the HBSES and passed SPE2EPD. All other enrolments require subject coordinator's approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Fitness Professional's Handbook
AuthorHowley, E. T., & Thompson, D.
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine
PublisherLippincott Williams and Wilkins
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClaire Willis
PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h 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 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Two written case study reports (2,000 words)
Students will evaluate a client and devise a suitable exercise programme, with written academic rationale to justify their exercise prescription.
|Assignment||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|
2 x 10 minute practical skills competency assessment (1000 words equivalent per student)
One-hour written theory examination (1,000 words equivalent)
Contains multiple choice, short answer and extended answer questions.
|Other written exam||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|