|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|
This course focuses on the design and delivery of high quality exercise programs to meet the health, fitness and/or sports performance and rehabilitation goals of clients. The course has a strong practical component that incorporates knowledge and skills gained from exercise testing, prescription, design and delivery. Evidence based research from various discipline areas will be drawn to outline best practice. The knowledge and skills developed during the delivery of this course is central to many professional roles within the sport and exercise area.
This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver a client specific 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 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 at the Ipswich campus for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.