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HSE705 - Exercise Physiology for Cardiopulmonary Disease

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:

S Selig

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.


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.


Quizzes x 10 (12 minutes each week) 50%, case study written report (2000 words) 25%, 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.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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