AHE2006 - Exercise Interventions for Healthy Populations
|1.||Critically review the risk factors for the development of lifestyle-related, age-related, and other common diseases and conditions in relation to contemporary multi-ethnic Australian demographics;|
|2.||Critically examine the evidence behind the current exercise guidelines for lifestyle-related chronic diseases and conditions;|
|3.||Interrogate the relationship between symptoms of chronic disease and sedentary behaviours and demonstrate intellectual independence in solving complex, authentic problems;|
|4.||Interpret appropriate screening tools to identify risk factors and stratify accordingly for chronic lifestyle-related diseases and conditions ahead of participation in an exercise program, exemplifying professional accountability;|
|5.||Critically interpret the risk factors for metabolic, respiratory, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal, and neurological diseases and conditions that require consultation with a medical practitioner before participating in, or changing, a physical activity program; and|
|6.||Collaborate to resolve complex problems with cultural sensitivity and communicate solutions to wide-ranging audiences.|
|Test||4 x in-class tests on semester lecture and tutorial material||20%|
|Assignment||Write up as a case study (from lab/tutorial work)||25%|
|Practicum||3 x assess practical skills required to perform initial clinical screening of clients with chronic lifestyle-related diseases||25%|
|Examination||Exam of all theoretical material presented in all activities||30%|
Guidelines for exercise testing and prescription, latest edn,
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health.
Resource manual for guidelines for exercise testing and prescription, latest edn,
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ESSA's student manual for health, exercise and sport assessment.
Coombes, J & Skinner, T 2014,
Chatswood, N.S.W.: Elsevier Australia.
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