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SP2200 - Exercise and Sports Testing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject will provide the physiological basis, practical skills and scientific knowledge necessary to evaluate metabolic responses, sport, physical fitness and health outcomes in laboratory and field settings when undertaking exercise and sports testing.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain and apply the principles for physiological testing procedures that are relevant for sport, fitness and health for all populations;
  • construct and administer physiological testing sessions in a laboratory and/or field setting;
  • interpret scientific results of exercise and sports testing assessments.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination - In class - (25%) - Individual
  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written - Examination-in class - ECG tracing analysis - (15%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (60%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

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 all skill competencies within the practical exams; participate in at least 90% of scheduled practical classes.

Prerequisites: SP1001 AND (BM1061 OR MH1061) AND (BM1062 OR MH1062)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 28 hours practicals
  • 16 hours online interactive lectures
  • 18 hours synthesising sessions - Includes invigilated assessment
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 28 hours practicals
  • 16 hours online interactive lectures
  • 18 hours synthesising sessions - Includes invigilated assessment
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.