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HSE704 - Exercise Physiology for Metabolic Disease

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

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

Unit chair:

Steve Fraser

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Seminar A per week - total 11 weeks, 11 x 2 hour clinical practicals, 6 x 1 hour Seminar B per trimester

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with patients with metabolic conditions in order to provide clinical services such as assessment of exercise capacity and prescription of exercise as an adjunct treatment of the associated diseases. Students will explore the pathophysiology underlying the disease, appropriate tests, interpret clinical data and referrals and prescribe safe and appropriate exercise for patients with various aspects of metabolic disease.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Weekly quizzes (5% each for 10 weeks) 50%

Assessment task 2: Practical examination 20%

Assessment task 3: Client report and individual reflective piece 30%

Prescribed texts

ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, (2010), Sixth edition Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, USA, Philadelphia

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