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SES3130 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Young People

Units : 1
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 : 29 May 2022


Pre-requisite: BIO1206 and SES2104 and Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BSEH


This course introduces the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) - Clinical Exercise Physiology students to clinical conditions for children and adolescents, with particular attention on how those conditions are influenced by exercise and physical activity. The course will build upon clinical knowledge and practical skills established in earlier courses. The curriculum in this course is constructed to meet requirements of the professional accreditation in exercise physiology as set down by the professional body, Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

This course provides an introduction to conditions that affect individuals from birth, throughout childhood and adolescence, to the start of adulthood. This course will investigate the epidemiology, aetiology and pathophysiology of common and important cardiovascular, metabolic, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, renal, mental health, and cancer conditions found in clinical populations from children and adolescents. Students will develop knowledge and skills to provide expert exercise assessment and testing, prescription of exercise interventions, and monitoring of clients' progress throughout prescribed exercise. Additionally, this course will enable students to build fundamental and generic skills that underpin the practice of exercise physiology in Australia.

This course contains a mandatory residential school at the Ipswich campus for external students and mandatory on-campus practicals for on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 29 May 2022