SCL1002 - Exercise Physiology
Or: RBM1528 Human Physiology 2 for students enrolled in HBES Bachelor of Biomedical and Exercise Science or SBEX Bachelor of Science (Biomedical and Exercise Science).
|1.||Apply understanding to conduct pre-participation screening and risk stratification;|
|2.||Devise appropriate exercise interventions that take account of clients' goals, physical activity preferences, barriers and motives for physical activity;|
|3.||Select and conduct exercise assessment methods and procedures that are appropriate to clients and monitor clients' signs and symptoms during physical activity;|
|4.||Select and apply safe, client-centred exercise limits and appropriate and effective intensity ranges for physical activity and exercise;|
|5.||Design, implement and assess exercise and physical activity interventions that address the variables of mode, intensity, duration, frequency, volume and progression of exercise; and|
|6.||Communicate all of the above to clients and other exercise and health practitioners in appropriate language for each situation.|
|Examination||Mid-Semester Exam (exam will be in week 6 of semester)||20%|
|Case Study||Written report of a case study analysis, and demonstration of practical skills||40%|
|Examination||Final written examination||40%|
Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 7th Ed.
Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ACSM's Resources for the Health Fitness Specialist,
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ESSA's Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment
Coombes & Skinner 2014,
Mosby Elsevier, Sydney, NSW.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, 7thEd.
Heyward & Gibson 2014,
Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics.
Lifetime Physical fitness and Wellness. A personalized approach 13th Ed.
Hoeger & Hoeger 2015,
Cengage Learning. Stamford, CT.
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