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HSE709 - Exercise Physiology for Special Populations

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:

Clint Miller





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar per week - total 11 weeks, 11 x 2 hour laboratories per trimester


This unit will apply and further develop foundation knowledge of clinical exercise testing and prescription for unique and emerging population groups in AEP practice. The aim of this unit is to develop the skills and knowledge required to adapt clinical practice approaches in the occupational environment, and additionally, the use of clinical exercise in a range of conditions experienced throughout remaining key life stages which include paediatrics, pregnancy, menopause, healthy ageing, and geriatrics. This unit aims to provide students with a theoretical knowledge of these key areas, and an opportunity to gain practical experience required to implement these skills competently in AEP practice.


Assessment task 1: Weekly in class quizzes 40%

Assessment task 2: Group assignment: Create and trial a job specific FCE (2000-3000 words) 30%

Assessment task 3: Develop a job dictionary (1500 words) 30%

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