HSE707 - Exercise Physiology for Musculoskeletal Injury and Disease


2024 unit information

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
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Jack Harper




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed 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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour lecture each week
1 x 2 hour practical experience (clinical skills) per week


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 will provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience to work in a safe, respectful, and inclusive way to deliver value-based clinical exercise practice that is responsive to people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. This unit is designed to develop strategies to implement evidence-based clinical approaches for the assessment and management of common musculoskeletal conditions, while understanding contextual factors and clinician-specific factors that may influence clinical efficacy. A client-centred approach which considers biopsychosocial factors contributing to pain, disability and other client-specific outcomes form the foundation of the clinical approaches explored within this unit.

Hurdle requirement

  • Clinical examination

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