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HSE707 - Exercise Physiology for Musculoskeletal Injury and 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:

N Saunders

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 2 hour laboratory per week - total 11 weeks

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 knowledge and practical skills in the clinical exercise management of musculoskeletal injuries/disease conditions, including for each condition: details of the underlying pathology and development, the pathomechanics, assessment of function and acute exercise capacity, and chronic exercise prescription and long-term management. Students will gain practical experience and skills required to implement this knowledge in a clinical setting for the holistic exercise management of the musculoskeletally compromised client.

Assessment

Quizzes x 10 (15 minutes each week) 50%, written case study assignment on musculoskeletal pathology (2000 words) 20%, practical examination 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2560$3021

* 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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