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SP2200 - Exercise and Sports Testing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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.
Prerequisites: SP1001 AND (BM1061 OR MH1061) AND (BM1062 OR MH1062)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht, Dr Jonathan Connor.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 16 hours lectures - Online lectures
  • 32 hours practicals - Practicals
  • 15 hours - Synthesis sessions and invigilated assessment
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (25%); other exams (60%); quizzes or tests (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass the subject, the student must pass all skill competencies within the practical exams/classes.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht, Dr Glen Deakin.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 16 hours lectures - Online lectures
  • 32 hours practicals - Practicals
  • 15 hours - Synthesis sessions and invigilated assessment
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (25%); other exams (60%); quizzes or tests (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass the subject, the student must pass all skill competencies within the practical exams/classes.

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.