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

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
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 exercise prescription, sport association/club activities, sports academies/institutes, community events and research activities.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop communication and interpersonal skills;
  • develop effective assessment, programming and management skills;
  • 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.
Prerequisites: (SP2006 OR SP2201 AND SP2200) and SP2009 and SP2007 and (SP3007 OR SP2207)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Miss Kelly Sinclair
Lecturers: Ms Sally Smart, Dr Fiona Crowther, Miss Kelly Sinclair, Dr Carl Woods.
Contact hours:
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 100 hours professional experience
Assessment: assignments; cover letter, resume, selection criteria, interview (must pass) (%); online module and reflection (must pass) (%); logbook of 100 hours of practicum placement (must pass) (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject will be marked as a non-graded pass fail. Satisfactory completion of 100 hours of practicum placement, on course assessment, set practicum placement competency tasks, attendance at tutorials/workshops/seminars.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Miss Kelly Sinclair
Lecturers: Miss Kelly Sinclair, Ms Sarah Branford.
Contact hours:
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 100 hours professional experience
Assessment: assignments; cover letter, resume, selection criteria, interview (must pass) (%); online module and reflection (must pass) (%); logbook of 100 hours of practicum placement (must pass) (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject will be marked as a non-graded pass/fail. Satisfactory completion of 100 hours of practicum placement, on course assessment, set practicum placement competency tasks, attendance at tutorials/workshops/seminars.

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