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Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology (EXS569)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 2
Description This unit will provide the student with an advanced understanding of high-interest areas and current topics in the field of Exercise Physiology. Advanced topics discussed may include evidence-based exercise programs, ergonomics and assessment of activities of daily living.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Apply the principles of evidence based practice to develop a clinical exercise prescription
2. Ability to assess workplace ergonomics
3. Ability to perform a functional capacity evaluation
4. Understand the role of exercise for special populations
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: 3 hours
Unit Learning Experiences This unit will utilise a workshop style of instruction that combines direct instruction and interactive group work. There will be a number of guest lecturers presenting in the unit on their particular area of expertise.
Assessment Skills for this unit are assessed via a practical examination (30%) a theory examination (30%) and a literature review (40%).
Prerequisites The successful completion of either CHI552/EXS552 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation or CHI553/EXS553 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation or CHI551/EXS551 Metabolic Rehabilitation.
Exclusions Student who have successfully completed CHI569 Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: CHI569
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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Dr Brad Wall
Senior Lecturer (Sports Science)

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6759
e: Brad.Wall@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.027 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
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