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SP3008 - Practicum in Sport and Exercise Science/Clinical Exercise Physiology

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

This subject involves practicum experience in a variety of sport and exercise/clinical exercise physiology settings that may include individual and group exercise prescription and delivery, conduct of health and exercise assessments, research activities and other exercise science/exercise physiology related tasks.

Learning Outcomes

  • experience the workplace in the area of health and fitness;
  • conduct and evaluate risk assessments;
  • construct, implement and evaluate programs appropriate to sport and exercise science/clinical exercise physiology;
  • demonstrate competency in exercise assessment, prescription and delivery;
  • apply communication and interpersonal skills;
  • apply effective assessment, programming and management skills.

Subject Assessment

  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Job application - (%) - Individual
  • Must pass hurdle requirement: oral interview; written reflection/reflective task; workbook - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Professional placement performance - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; pass every assessment item; participate in all scheduled workshops; refer to subject outline for further detail regarding must pass requirements. This subject will be marked as a non-graded pass/fail.

Prerequisites: SP2016 AND SP2207


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Teneale McGuckin, Dr Fiona Crowther
Lecturers: Dr Teneale McGuckin, Dr Fiona Crowther.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 1 hours online Seminars
  • 7 hours specialised - Workshops in preparation for professional experience hours and to complete competencies
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • 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.