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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 4014

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
152020

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)

Course aim

Enable students to consolidate and apply in a practice environment the knowledge, skills and behaviours developed in the academic program.

Course content

Application of knowledge and skills gained in the academic program to the practice setting. Use of self-directed online learning to explore and extend knowledge and issues that arise from the placement experience. Minimum of 120 hours of supervised clinical placement will be completed for conditions relating to musculoskeletal, neuromuscular/neurological, cardiopulmonary/metabolic. Clinical hours must involve direct contact with the client such as treatment, assessment, reporting, program development, case reviews and case management or training associated with specific clinical tasks.

Textbook(s)

American College of Sports Medicine 2006, ACSM's Guidelines for exercise testing and prescription, 7th edn, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore

American College of Sports Medicine 2009, ACSM's exercise management for persons with chronic diseases and disabilites, 3rd edn, Human Kinetics, Baltimore

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 4013 Clinical Exercise Physiology Practicum 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
External (online learning) 2 hours x 6 weeks
Clinical 120 hours x -

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
Portfolio - Pass/Fail -
Online activities - Pass/Fail -
Supervisor evaluation - Pass/Fail -

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

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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