|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Health and Medical Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||17 May 2022|
Pre-requisite: BIO1206 and SES1002 and SES2104
This course is predominantly practical focusing on exercise program delivery either in-person or remotely and draws knowledge and skills from a range of sport and exercise disciplines. The course reviews, reinforces and further develops knowledge and skills from previous courses. For students who seek to work in professional roles such as sports scientists this course provides the opportunity to master the instruction and leadership of individual and group exercise sessions that are based on best practice. The course will address the specific health, fitness and/or sports performance goals of apparently healthy clients across the lifespan but will also involve the planning and delivery of exercise programs for clients with injuries, particular medical conditions or clients from populations with special needs. Students will be provided with a clear understanding of their professional responsibilities in ensuring safe practice and appreciate the need to work with the appropriately qualified health professionals. Specific exercise programs designed for clients by another appropriately qualified health professionals, will be analysed by students for them to understand their roles in providing possible input, be able to conscientiously follow special instructions in relation to the implementation, monitoring and, report the progress of the individual completing the program.
This course will enable students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver an exercise program either in-person or remotely in individual and group sessions to meet their specific goals and needs. The course outlines and provides practical experiences in regarding how to deliver an exercise program for (apparently) healthy clients and those with pathology or injury that has been prescribed by an appropriately qualified health professional. The delivery of exercise programs for clients for groups and clients across the lifespan, including those with special needs will also be outlined.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students at the Ipswich campus and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.