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SP3016 - Exercise Prescription and Delivery

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The subject introduces students to professional issues relevant to working as a sport and exercise science practitioner. The student is provided with an extended opportunity to apply classroom learned knowledge and skills. Students will build on material learned in previous subjects to successfully prescribe and deliver exercise. The subject provides experience in the communication and therapeutic micro skills necessary to work effectively with clients. Topics include client induction, interviewing, history taking, goal setting, periodisation and program planning. Issues of client reluctance and resistance will also be addressed. Other topics will include professional development and communication, ethics and legal considerations. Students will identify, describe, analyse and demonstrate a broad range of exercise modalities, and select appropriate exercises and equipment to suit the needs and abilities of clients.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply effective communication skills;
  • prescribe, deliver and evaluate personalized exercise programs;
  • record and evaluate client performance in professional practice situations.
Prerequisites: (SP2006 OR SP2201) and SP2009 and SP3008
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
SP2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Miss Kelly Sinclair
Lecturers: Dr Kenji Doma, Dr Teneale McGuckin, Dr Fiona Crowther, Dr Jonathan Connor, Miss Kelly Sinclair, Mrs Azra Rantucci.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 4 hours tutorials - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 4 hours practicals - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 40 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: exercise session (20%); exercise testing (20%) (40%); client report part a (20%); client report part b (30%); client evaluation (10%) (60%); log book submission (pass/fail) (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to demonstrate satisfactory completion of 40 hours of practicum

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Miss Kelly Sinclair
Lecturers: Miss Shona Edwards, Miss Kelly Sinclair.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 4 hours tutorials - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 4 hours practicals - In preparation for professional experience hours
  • 40 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: exercise session (20%); exercise testing (20%) (40%); client report part a (20%); client report part b (30%); client evaluation (10%) (60%); log book submission (pass/fail) (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to demonstrate satisfactory completion of 40 hours of practicum

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.