RBM2560 - Medical Biochemistry
RBM2800 - Cardiorespiratory and Renal Physiology
|1.||Conceptually map physiological adaptations to different exercise modalities in order to inform prevention, treatment and management of chronic diseases;|
|2.||Analyse the benefits of exercise in managing chronic conditions, including ageing at a cellular and molecular level;|
|3.||Identify and justify the therapeutic benefits of graded exercise taking into account functional limitations of chronic disease;|
|4.||Formulate and evaluate evidence-based exercise prescriptions for a range of chronic conditions in accordance with Australian Physical Activity Guidelines;|
|5.||Predict the impact of potential drug-exercise interactions when designing exercise therapy and adjust interventions accordingly; and|
|6.||Incorporate behaviour-change principles into physical activity programs to suit a diverse range of individuals and groups.|
|Case Study||Exercise prescription for a specific chronic disease (1000 words)||20%|
|Laboratory Work||Laboratory reports on exercise-based measurements and analysis (2 x 500 words)||20%|
|Presentation||Presentation of Case Study (500 words)||20%|
|Examination||End of Semester Examination (2 hours)||40%|
American College of Sports Medicine - ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription 9th ed.
L. S. Pescatello, R. Arena, D. Riebe, P. D.Thompson (2014)
Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health
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