|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
The subject addresses applied movement analysis with respect to tissue loading and musculoskeletal/neurological pathology; the pathophysiological basis of musculoskeletal, neurological/neuromuscular and mental health conditions, cancers and chronic pain; and the assessment, diagnostic, medical and exercise-based interventions associated with the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal, neurological/neuromuscular and mental health conditions and cancers. The subject examines the safety aspects of exercise for musculoskeletal, neurological/neuromuscular and mental health conditions and cancers with emphasis on exercise capacity limitations; knowledge of, identification of and management of exercise contraindications and adverse signs and symptoms; medication effects on exercise, and client communication. The subject also encompasses the knowledge and practical application of designing, interpreting and facilitating assessments and clinical exercise interventions for musculoskeletal, neurological/neuromuscular and mental health conditions and cancers as well as for falls prevention and gait analysis. This subject also covers policies and practice associated with workers compensation, veterans affairs and medicine compensation schemes.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; achieve satisfactory/pass for clinical practice competencies; participate in at least 80% of scheduled workshops, practical classes and clinical skills sessions; and complete 36 hr of professional experience.
|Prerequisites:||SP3006 AND (SP3007 OR SP2207) AND SP3008 AND SP3015 AND SP3016 AND SP3011 AND SP3014|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coordinator:||Mr Brian Heilbronn|
|Lecturers:||Ms Lisa Simmons, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Miss Nicole Goodwin, Mrs Azra Rantucci, Dr Michael Inskip, Dr Robi Islam.|
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.