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Advanced Exercise Programming - EXSS5060

Year - 2020

The aim of this unit is to provide comprehensive and critical examination of the physiological responses to exercise, with emphasis on the implications for clinical exercise testing and prescription. A focus of this unit will be the evidence for exercise programming for the promotion and maintenance of health for individuals with clinical conditions of complex and/or compound aetiology. The pathophysiological bases of exercise limitations in various diseases, and the acute and chronic response to exercise in these conditions is studied, with particular reference to the cardiorespiratory, metabolic and musculoskeletal systems. Through the use of lectures, practicals and tutorials students will integrate advanced concepts of exercise physiology into logistical aspects of exercise performance for healthy and clinical populations, and thereby devise individualised exercise assessment and deploy exercise prescriptions for a broad range of individuals.

2-hr lecture/week, 2-hr tutorial/practical/week

ECG exam (25%), practical skills assessment (10%), oral case defence (25%) and end semester exam (40%)

Additional information
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency

Assumed knowledge




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Exercise and Sport Science
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Mr Tim English
HECS Band: 2
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