|1.||Comprehend, analyse and apply knowledge to operate within the scopes of professional roles available to clinical exercise practitioners, and how these intersect with the roles of other health professionals;|
|2.||Evaluate, appraise, recommend and design exercise assessment methods and training protocols;|
|3.||Critically analyse and interpret data with high degrees of accuracy to discriminate between clinical and functional (eg exercise capacity) outcomes;|
|4.||Practice, test, revise and learn to use mental skills appropriate for an Exercise Physiologist in clinical practice; and|
|5.||Evaluate, assess and develop strategies to improve client self-management, adherence and compliance to rehabilitation programs.|
|Report||Initial client consult and clinical 'SOAP' notes||10%|
|Examination||End of semester written examination||30%|
|Practicum||Clinical practicum supervisor feedback reports for two placement blocks (2 x 15%)||30%|
ESSA's Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment,
Coombes, J. and Skinner, T. (2014)
Elsevier Australia, Chatswood, NSW.
Psychology in the physical and manual therapies, 1st Edn
Kolt, G.S. and Andersen, M.B. (2004)
Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, UK.
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