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Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (EXS553)

Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 2
Availability MURDOCH: T2-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.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; laboratories/workshops: 2 hours per week.
Assessment Understanding of unit content will be assessed through:
One mid-trimester theory exam
One laboratory practical assessment
One final theory exam
Multiple case study analyses
Feedback an all unit content will be provided by the Unit Coordinator or Lecturer
Prerequisites CHI225 Principles of Strength and Conditioning or EXS225/EXS103 Strength and Resistance Training; CHI208/EXS208/EXS203 Health, Fitness and Performance Assessment; EXS209 Biomechanics I or CHI209/EXS204/EXS2041 Biomechanics and Diagnostic Palpation Skills; and CHI328/EXS328/EXS306 Physical Assessment and Rehabilitation.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed CHI553 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: CHI553
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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.
Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (EXS402) - as for EXS553 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 3
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; laboratories/workshops: 2 hours per week.
Assessment Understanding of unit content will be assessed through:
One mid-trimester theory exam
One laboratory practical assessment
One final theory exam
Multiple case study analyses
Feedback an all unit content will be provided by the Unit Coordinator or Lecturer
Prerequisites CHI225 Principles of Strength and Conditioning or EXS225/EXS103 Strength and Resistance Training; CHI208/EXS208/EXS203 Health, Fitness and Performance Assessment; EXS209 Biomechanics I or CHI209/EXS204/EXS2041 Biomechanics and Diagnostic Palpation Skills; and CHI328/EXS328/EXS306 Physical Assessment and Rehabilitation.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed EXS553/CHI553 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Minors
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.

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