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SES4101 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Mature to Later Years

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

Requisites

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

Overview

This course introduces Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology) students to clinical conditions for populations within the middle age to later years range. The course will build upon knowledge and practical skills established in earlier courses including SES3130 and SES3231 to develop clinical knowledge and skills taught and assessed during this course that are requirements of the professional accreditation set down by the professional body, Exercise and Sports Science Australia, as standards for an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

This course provides an introduction to the common conditions that affect people in their middle age to later years. This course addresses the epidemiology, aetiology and pathophysiology of major cardiovascular, metabolic, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, renal, cancer, and mental health conditions commonly found in clinical populations from middle age to later years. Students will develop knowledge and skills to provide expert exercise assessment and testing, prescription of exercise interventions, and monitoring of older adult clients' progress throughout prescribed exercise.

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

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 External
Date printed 29 May 2022