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SP2200 - Exercise and Sports Testing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject will provide the physiological basis, practical skills and scientific knowledge necessary to evaluate metabolic responses, sport, physical fitness and health outcomes in laboratory and field settings when undertaking exercise and sports testing.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain and apply the principles for physiological testing procedures that are relevant for sport, fitness and health for all populations;
  • construct and administer physiological testing sessions in a laboratory and/or field setting;
  • interpret scientific results of exercise and sports testing assessments.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination - In class - (40%) - Individual
  • Written - Examination-in class - ECG tracing analysis - (10%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (50%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; pass all skill competencies within the practical exams.

Prerequisites: SP1001 AND (BM1061 OR MH1061) AND (BM1062 OR MH1062)


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 18 hours tutorials - Synthesis sessions (includes invigilated assessment)
  • 28 hours workshops - Practicals
  • 16 hours online activity
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.