This unit is designed to consolidate students’ undergraduate sport and exercise practice training and provides the opportunity to integrate and apply discipline-specific knowledge and skills that have been acquired throughout the course as they transition into a career as an exercise scientist.
The theoretical and applied aspects of this unit include a critical reflection of the role, scope and impact of professionals who work with clients from apparently healthy populations, including high performance and recreational athletes. This is informed both by theoretical and professional knowledge from the disciplines of physiology, biomechanics, motor control, anatomy, psychology, exercise prescription, exercise interventions, ethics and career professional development.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):