HLTH 4011


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Develop advanced 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.

Course content

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.




Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 4015 Clinical Studies for Exercise Physiology
HLTH 4010 Clinical Basis of Chronic Disease Management
HLTH 3056 Clinical Exercise Assessment


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 4016 Exercise Physiology Studies for Workplace Evaluation and Rehabilitation

The student must be co-enrolled in or have completed HLTH 4016 Exercise Physiology Studies for Workplace Evaluation and Rehabilitation.

Teaching method

Component Duration
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 3 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.


Case study, Practical examination, Presentation, Report, Test/Quiz


EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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