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Exercise Science Research Practicum (EXS610)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: TS23-placement
Description Students will get hands on experience of the research being undertaken within Exercise Science at Murdoch University. They will be given the opportunity to experience all aspects or the research pathway from conception to data analysis and dissemination. Students will be provided the opportunity to participant in multiple research projects to enable them identify their research strengths and interests.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1) explain the current research principles and methods utilised within exercise science research.
2) analyse and critique the design of a research project in Exercise Science and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
3) undertake research in Exercise Science.
4) critically analyse research literature.
Timetabled Learning Activities Fortnightly Tutorials
Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit is centred around the industry placement experience. Students will complete100 hours or research internship. The hours can include activities such as research meetings, undertaking testing, training or analysis or prescribed reading.
Other Learning Experiences Students will actively participate as researchers in research projects currently running within Exercise Science at Murdoch University.
Assessment Students will be assessed via a: Laboratory book (20%) Project Analysis (50%) Journal Club Presentation (30%)
Prerequisites Enrolment in Master of Exercise Science.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
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
EXS610
Associate Professor Timothy Fairchild
Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2959
e: T.Fairchild@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.017 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
EXS610

MURDOCH: TS23-Placement
Associate Professor Timothy Fairchild
Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2959
e: T.Fairchild@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.017 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
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