The learning for this unit of study focuses on exercise assessments and interventions for cardiorespiratory conditions; this being a core knowledge and skills category requirement for graduates seeking professional accreditation with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA). It will include exercise testing and prescription for a range of conditions, including (but not limited to) pathophysiology and rehabilitation specific to hypertension, heart failure, asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, and peripheral arterial disease.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Required readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):