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SP3016 - Exercise Prescription Practices and Procedures

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

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. 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;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills;
  • Demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of sport and exercise science professionals and the range of career opportunities in the field;
  • Conduct and evaluate risk assessments.
Prerequisites: SP2006 AND SP2009
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
SP2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Teneale McGuckin, Miss Kelly Sinclair.
Workload expectations:
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 8 hours practicals
  • 40 hours fieldwork
Assessment: presentations (15%); assignments (40%); client evaluation and training session evaluation (45%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Student are required to demonstrate satisfactory completion of 40 hours of practicum

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Teneale McGuckin.
Workload expectations:
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 8 hours practicals
  • 40 hours fieldwork
Assessment: presentations (15%); assignments (40%); client evaluation and training session evaluation (45%).
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.