|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject addresses the pathophysiological basis of chronic musculoskeletal injury, pain, and functional impairment in ageing. This subject comprises a combination of online learning and compulsory on-campus (residential) activities. In this subject students will attain advanced knowledge and skills in facilitating and interpreting functional assessments and clinical exercise interventions for chronic musculoskeletal injury, pain, and functional impairment in ageing. Students will also explore environmental and clinical factors influencing safety when facilitating assessment and exercise interventions, including the identification and management of exercise contraindications and adverse signs and symptoms, as well as risk factor stratification and the effects of medications on exercise. This subject also covers practices involved in return to work, including legislative and policy requirements within workers compensation, work-related assessment, and return to work.
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; pass every assessment item; participate in 100% of scheduled residential activities.
|Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Face to face teaching (3 days compulsory residential - 19, 20 and 26 May 2021)|
|Coordinator:||Ms Lisa Simmons, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Mrs Azra Rantucci, Dr Michael Inskip|
|Lecturers:||Ms Lisa Simmons, Mr Brian Heilbronn, Mrs Azra Rantucci, Dr Michael Inskip.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 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.