|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
The subject addresses the scope of practice and professional roles and responsibilities of the exercise physiologist; the pathophysiological basis of cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions; and the assessment, diagnostic, medical and exercise-based interventions associated with the treatment and prevention of cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions and of complex case management. The subject examines the safety aspects of exercise for cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions with emphasis on exercise capacity limitations; knowledge of, identification of and management of exercise contraindications and adverse signs and symptoms; risk factor stratification and monitoring; medication effects on exercise, behaviour change and client communication. The subject also encompasses the knowledge and practical application of designing, interpreting and facilitating assessments and clinical exercise interventions for cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions.
Students must pass the clinical practice competencies and achieve at least a pass grade across the weighted assessment items in order to pass the subject. Students are required to attend and participate in at least 80% of all scheduled lectures, workshops, practical classes and clinical skills sessions.
|Prerequisites:||SP3006 AND (SP3007 OR SP2207) AND SP3008 AND SP3015 AND SP3016 AND SP3011 AND SP3014|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020|
|Coordinator:||Ms Lisa Simmons|
|Lecturers:||Mr David Herron, Ms Lisa Simmons, Mrs Jenna Pinchbeck, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Professor Steve Selig, <Person not found>, Dr Michael Inskip.|
The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.
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.