HSE709 - Exercise Physiology Across the Lifespan


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

HSE711 and HSE712

Corequisite: Nil
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

11 online topics per trimester
1 x 2 hour seminar 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 apply and further develop foundation knowledge of clinical exercise testing and prescription for unique and emerging population groups in AEP practice. The aim of this unit is to develop the skills and knowledge required to adapt clinical practice approaches in the occupational environment, and additionally, the use of clinical exercise in a range of conditions experienced throughout remaining key life stages which include paediatrics, pregnancy, menopause, arthritis, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, and geriatrics. This unit aims to provide students with a theoretical knowledge of these key areas, and an opportunity to apply this knowledge and competently in AEP practice.

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