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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 3028

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
011610

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

The 2018 timetable is
not yet available.

Textbook(s)

Houglum, P 2010, Therapeutic exercise for musculoskeletal injuries, 3rd edn., Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2005 Exercise Physiology 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide those working in the health and fitness, paramedical and allied health fields with the necessary background knowledge and practical skills to plan and deliver safe and effective rehabilitation exercises as part of the broader multi-disciplinary rehabilitation community.

Course content

Functional anatomy and pathology, physiology of healing, common injuries and their management, principles of evidence based practice, psychology of injury, movement observation and analysis, movement and strength, assessment, back injuries - mechanics of injury and treatment programs. The influence of movement on the healing process, exercise prescription, the use of equipment questioning and report writing skills, case management procedures and legal issues.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Written test 30 minutes 15% -
Written assignment 3500 words 60% -
Practical test 15 minutes 25% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

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