To expose the student to the knowledge and skills necessary for exercise prescription relevant assessment, development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation for individuals and groups with a range of chronic and complex conditions based on stages of disease, risk factors, complications, co-morbidities, medications, medical and allied health treatments and psychosocial factors.
Exercise and pharmacological, medical and surgical treatments; assessment of clinical outcomes following exercise interventions; clinical data interpretation; risk factor stratification; assessment and monitoring of physiological responses to exercise; exercise capacity limits and thresholds; precautions and contra-indications for exercise; adverse signs of and symptoms during exercise and recovery; design of clinical exercise interventions and exercise leadership; application of communication for behaviour modification and client interaction, evidence based practice and best practice guidelines for Accredited Exercise Physiologists.
Ehrman, J K, Gordon, P M, Visich, P S & Keteyian, S J 2009, Clinical exercise physiology, 2nd edn, Human Kinetics, Illinios
Skinner, J S 2005, Exercise testing and exercise prescription for special cases: theoretical bases and clinical application, 3rd edn, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore
The student must be co-enrolled in or have completed HLTH 4010 Clinical Basis of Chronic Disease Management (new course).
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
||3 hours x 13 weeks
||2 hours x 7 weeks
||4 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.
|INTERNAL, CITY EAST
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