Please Note: It is a requirement that students possess current First Aid and CPR certification from a recognised provider (e.g., St John's Ambulance, Lifesaving Victoria, Red Cross) prior to enrolling in this Unit.
AHE2006 - Exercise Interventions for Healthy Populations
|1.||Investigate common injuries that occur in sport and with physical activity, and conceptually map the initial and ongoing management of these injuries;|
|2.||Critique and reflect on the role and scope of practice of the exercise professional in the prevention and management of a diverse range of sport- and physical activity-acquired injuries, and discriminate the roles of other health professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of such injuries;|
|3.||Conduct a diverse range of musculoskeletal screening methods and derive corrective exercise prescription for apparently healthy clients;|
|4.||Evaluate understanding of the psycho-social drivers of injury and illness;|
|5.||Critically review the evidence-base, and contextualise the current best practice, of recovery strategies for physical activity-acquired injury management and prevention.|
|Test||In-class test (40-min) in week 4 comprising short answer and multiple-choice questions.||10%|
|Test||In-class test (40-min) in week 8 comprising short answer and multiple-choice questions.||10%|
|Literature Review||2000-word literature review summarising the evidence-base for a given recovery strategy||40%|
|Examination||Practical examination covering corrective exercise assessment and training (25-min prep; 30-min examination)||40%|
Fundamentals of Sports Injury Management 3rd Ed.
Anderson, M.A & Parr, G.P. (2011)
Baltimore, MD. Wolters Kluwer
NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training 1st Ed. Revised
Clark, M, A and Lucett, S.C. (2013)
Burlington, MA. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
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