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HSE705 - Exercise Physiology for Cardiopulmonary Disease

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: 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 Selig

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week - total 11 weeks, 7 x 2 hour laboratories, 5 x 2 hour seminars 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 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 the students to provide clinical services such as assessment of exercise capacity and prescription of exercise for clientele with cardiovascular diseases.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Quizzes x 10 (12 minutes each week) 50%

Assessment task 2: Case study written report (2000 words) 25%

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

Assessment task 4: Students must achieve at least 50% of the allocated marks for each of the three components of the assessment to pass the unit

Unit Fee Information

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