|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 :||18 May 2022|
This course will provide students with an advanced understanding of the effects of acute and chronic exercise on the physiological systems. This will enable students to evaluate, improve and maintain the health and fitness, well-being and performance of an individual. The course will prepare students who want to work in the sport, fitness and science industries, as physical educators, or who want to advance to further study in sport and exercise.
This course provides a review of the physiology of the body systems of the human body. Theoretical knowledge from various disciplines and from research within exercise physiology will be examined. The course will provide the opportunity to undertake practical physiological testing and asses how the data can improve exercise programs for clients. The effect of exercise on clients with a range of medical and other conditions will be reviewed. A range of theoretical and practical issues will 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.