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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 3011

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013660

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To further develop students’ knowledge and skills in prescribing and programming exercise for the broader community for future professional practice, including apparently healthy individuals of all ages.

Course content

Exercise prescription process (including how to: conduct an initial consult and a pre-exercise screen, develop an exercise testing battery, and design an appropriate exercise program), aerobic and musculoskeletal exercise testing and prescription in healthy and ‘special’ populations, high intensity interval training, adaptations to aerobic and resistance training, exercise monitoring, periodisation, and advanced training methods.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2027 Exercise Delivery

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 12 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
Quiz - 15% 40 minutes
Group presentation Continuous 20% -
Practical examination - 35% 20 minutes
Examination - 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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