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HSE705 - Exercise Physiology for Cardiopulmonary Disease

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H743 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Unit chair:

Steve Selig




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE070

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week - total 11 weeks, 9 x 2 hour laboratories, 2 x 2 hour seminars per trimester


This unit provides a thorough examination of the pathophysiological aspects, diagnosis and medical regimens and lifestyle management for a range of cardiopulmonary diseases. Through both theoretical and practical experiences, students develop their knowledge and skills to work effectively with patients with cardiopulmonary pathologies. This will enable students to provide clinical exercise services such as assessment of exercise capacity and individualised exercise prescription for clientele with cardiopulmonary pathologies.


Assessment task 1: Quizzes x 10 (15 minutes each week) 50%

Assessment task 2: Case study written report (1000 words) plus brief literature review (2000 words) 25%

Assessment task 3: Case study practical assessment (45 minutes) 25%

Students must achieve at least 50% of the allocated marks for each of the three components of the assessment to pass the unit

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