|Short Description:||Adv Exrcse Assess & Delvry|
|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 :||4 June 2020|
This course assists with the developments of advanced knowledge and skills, required to plan and implement exercise programs for an apparently healthy population. Content will be extended to include individuals within selected special populations such as those with chronic illness and/or disability and for the elderly. Exercise prescription principles will be outlined and evidence based training methods to improve health and performance related to components of physical fitness and wellbeing (physical function and capacity) will be explored. Exercise programs will be outlined and the opportunity provided to develop practical skills in leading and supervising activities in a range of exercise environments. Research data relevant to latest developments and trends will be investigated. Risk assessment and safety aspects will be outlined.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.