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

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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

  • 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

  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments
  • Cover letter, resume, selection criteria, interview & peer evaluation (must pass) - (%)
  • Online module quiz (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.

Prerequisites: (SP2006 OR SP2201 AND SP2200) and SP2009 and SP2007 and (SP3007 OR SP2207)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Fiona Crowther
Lecturers: Dr Fiona Crowther, Dr Jonathan Connor, Miss Kelly Sinclair, Ms Sarah Branford.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Fiona Crowther
Lecturers: Dr Fiona Crowther, Dr Jonathan Connor, Miss Kelly Sinclair, Ms Sarah Branford.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 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.