HSE702 - Exercise Physiology for Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease

Year:

2022 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

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

HSE070

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar for 2 weeks and 1 x 2 hour clinical practicum for 9 weeks per trimester

Note:

This unit has mandatory on campus attendance requirements, therefore students must be in Australia when enrolled in this unit.

Students who wish to divert from the prescribed part time course map, please seek advice from the Course Director by emailing MCEP@deakin.edu.au

Content

This unit provides an examination of neurological and neuromuscular conditions and their relation to exercise prescription and exercise rehabilitation. The functional anatomy of the neuromuscular system and the roles of neuromotor and sensorimotor elements in motor control are discussed. Pathophysiology in relation to neurological and neuromuscular conditions is addressed and the signs, symptoms, co-morbidities and treatments for a range of neurological and neuromuscular conditions are identified. Considerations for prescription of exercise to clients with neurological and neuromuscular conditions are also outlined.

Hurdle requirement

  • Must pass Assessment task 4 - Clinical exam

Unit Fee Information

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