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EXSS3070: Advanced Exercise Programming and Delivery

2024 unit information

This unit of study builds on foundational knowledge of exercise testing and prescription in increasingly complex scenarios. Students will develop skills in special populations and settings, including group exercise, advanced high intensity interval training and resistance training techniques, as well as the pathophysiology and acute effects of exercise in clinical populations. Students will formally reflect on their current practice and proficiency in order to develop learning goals for their own continued skills and professional development.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Movement Sciences

Code EXSS3070
Academic unit Movement Sciences
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Select, perform, and evaluate a wide variety of advanced tests for cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness assessment and evaluate training programs for the improvement of performance
  • LO2. Apply a range of skills and knowledge to ensure that exercise sessions designed for the needs of individuals or groups using a variety of designs, are planned, and conducted in an evidence-based, effective, safe, and professional manner
  • LO3. Design and justify resistance exercise programs for a range of individuals with different needs, including skills for instruction and correction of techniques, periodisation and use of ergogenic aids
  • LO4. Demonstrate the ability to monitor, evaluate, modify where necessary, and make referral to other professionals where relevant, to meet the implementation needs of an exercise program
  • LO5. Exhibit professional conduct that is sensitive to client diversity and equity and is consistent with the ESSA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethical Practice
  • LO6. Describe the effect of a range of chronic disease pathologies on the acute and chronic response to exercise
  • LO7. Explain the role of exercise and physical activity in the primary and secondary prevention of chronic disease

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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