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HSE704 - Exercise Physiology for Metabolic Disease

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
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

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

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 (4% each for 10 weeks) 40%

Assessment task 2: Practical examination 20%

Assessment task 3: Client report, program and individual reflective piece 40%

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