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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5121

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
159461

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with the opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of the biomechanical and neurophysiological principles as applied to movement assessment and exercise management.

Course content

Critical evaluation of exercise prescription for the normal population, athletic population and those suffering from chronic illness &/or impairment; analysis of motor learning and motor control theory and its application to the assessment and management of patients with movement impairments associated with pain or dysfunction; development and application of advanced skills in examination of normal movement and movement dysfunction in skilled functional performance in the context of sport, recreation and workforce; examination and management of movement dysfunction in patients with musculoskeletal disorders, chronic disease and chronic pain; application of education theory to the development of collaborative reasoning in the context of advanced examination and management of movement disorders.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 25.5 hours x over 3 weeks
Practical 85 hours x over 3 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
Assignment 3000 words 50% -
Assignment 3000 words 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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

Degrees this course is offered in

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