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Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (EXS503)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: T1-internal
Description This unit will provide the student with an advanced understanding of neuromuscular assessment and neuromuscular rehabilitation techniques. The student will be provided advanced information concerning neuromuscular conditions and diseases that limit physical function. The learner will be provided with the necessary skills to devise a rehabilitation program for a range of individuals with neuromuscular disorders.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Demonstrate sound knowledge of the pathophysiology of a range of neurological disorders and musculoskeletal conditions.
2. Develop and implement an exercise rehabilitation programs and exercise guidelines for a range of neurological disorders and musculoskeletal conditions.
3. Implement an exercise rehabilitation program in a one-on-one training environment as well as a group environment.
4. Evaluate and measure changes or improvements following implementation of a exercise rehabilitation programs for a range of musculoskeletal conditions and neurological/neuromuscular conditions.
5. Demonstrate comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of rehabilitation and the professional skills necessary for the discipline.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours; practicals: 2 hours
Unit Learning Experiences This unit will provide the student with an advanced understanding of neuromuscular assessment and neuromuscular rehabilitation techniques. The student will be provided advanced information concerning neuromuscular conditions and diseases that limit physical function. The learner will be provided with the necessary skills to devise a rehabilitation program for a range of individuals with neuromuscular disorders.
Assessment Understanding of unit content will be assessed through:
one design assessment (e-newsletter)
one laboratory practical assessment
one final theory exam; and
one report assessment
Feedback an all unit content will be provided by the Unit Coordinator or Lecturer
Prerequisites
Enrolment in G1073 Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology or B1336 BSc/GradDipClinExPhys OR B1349 BSportExSc/ GradDipClinExPhys and completion of years 1-3.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed EXS553/CHI553 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2016: EXS402
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Sport and Exercise Science + Clinical Exercise Physiology (BSportExSc)+(GradDipClinExPhys) [New in 2018]
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology (GradDipClinExPhys) [New in 2016]
Master of Exercise Science (Research) (MExSc(Res))
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
EXS503
Dr Yvonne Learmonth
Senior Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6373
e: Yvonne.Learmonth@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.023 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
EXS503

MURDOCH: T1-Internal
Dr Yvonne Learmonth
Senior Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6373
e: Yvonne.Learmonth@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.023 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
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