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SES3101 Exercise Prescription and Practice

Short Description: Exercise Prescription & Prac
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 069903 - Human Movement
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 14 November 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BIO1206 and SES2103 and SES2205 and SES2202 and SES2104

Synopsis

This course will enable students to develop knowledge and skills required to plan and implement exercise programs for an apparently healthy population and for individuals within selected special populations (such as those with chronic illness and/or disability and for the aged). Exercise prescription principles will be examined in conjunction with evidence based training methods to improve health and performance related to components of physical fitness and wellbeing (including the components of physical function and capacity). Principles of exercise program development will be considered to enable students to develop practical skills in relation to the design and delivery of exercise activities to a range of individuals and groups in diverse exercise settings. The course will take an evidence based approach to exercise prescription and practice to support contemporary exercise methodology including risk assessment and safety considerations for diverse exercise settings.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 External
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Ipswich