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SP3016 - Exercise Prescription and Delivery

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The subject introduces students to professional issues relevant to working as a sport and exercise science practitioner. The student is provided with an extended opportunity to apply classroom learned knowledge and skills. Students will build on material learned in previous subjects to successfully prescribe and deliver exercise. It provides experience in the communication and therapeutic micro skills necessary to work effectively with a client. Topics include client induction, interviewing, history taking, and program planning. Issues of client reluctance and resistance will also be addressed. Other topics will include professional development and communication, ethics and legal considerations

Learning Outcomes

  • plan, conduct and evaluate a personalized exercise program;
  • record and evaluate their performance in professional practice situations;
  • apply effective communication skills.
Prerequisites: (SP2006 OR SP2201) and SP2009 and SP3008
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
SP2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Miss Kelly Sinclair
Lecturers: Dr Kenji Doma, Dr Teneale McGuckin, Dr Fiona Crowther.
Contact hours:
  • 4 hours tutorials - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 4 hours practicals - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 40 hours professional experience
Assessment: exercise session (20%); exercise testing (20%) (40%); client report part a (20%); client report part b (30%); client evaluation (10%) (60%); log book submission (pass/fail) (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to demonstrate satisfactory completion of 40 hours of practicum

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Miss Kelly Sinclair.
Contact hours:
  • 4 hours tutorials - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 4 hours practicals - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 40 hours professional experience
Assessment: exercise session (20%); exercise testing (20%) (40%); client report part a (20%); client report part b (30%); client evaluation (10%) (60%); log book submission (pass/fail) (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to demonstrate satisfactory completion of 40 hours of practicum

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.