HSE704 - Exercise Physiology for Metabolic Disease


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





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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 per week - total 11 weeks, 11 x 2 hour clinical practicals, 11 x 1 hour Seminar B per trimester


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


This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with patients with metabolic conditions and cancer in order to provide clinical services such as assessment of exercise capacity and prescription of exercise. Students will explore the pathophysiology underlying metabolic disease and cancer, determine objective assessments, interpret clinical data and referrals and prescribe safe and appropriate exercise for patients with various aspects of metabolic disease or cancer.

Hurdle requirement

This unit requires a pass in the clinical practical examination to ensure that each student can demonstrate clinical competency and safety

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