HSE709 - Exercise Physiology for Special Populations
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H743 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
1 x 2 hour seminar per week - total 11 weeks, 11 x 2 hour laboratories 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 students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with patients with specific conditions so that appropriate evaluation, and exercise testing and prescription is administered. Students will explore the pathophysiology that occur in cancer, mental health and other specific conditions such as pregnancy and post partum, childhood and ageing, and how exercise testing and prescription is modified for these groups. The role of rehabilitative exercise in chronic pain will also be explored.
Assessment task 1: Weekly in class quizzes 50%
Assessment task 2: Group Assignment: Special population patient/client interview 10% and
Assessment task 3: Discharge summary, review of intervention and critical analysis (2000 words) 40%
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.