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SP3011 - Sports Training and Rehabilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

This subject examines the principles and practices of sports training and rehabilitation and the role that the sport and exercise scientist plays in the rehabilitation process. Topics include factors contributing to sports injury; injury prevention techniques including stretching, taping and massage; sports injuries and the associated management and treatment modalities; designing programs to prevent and rehabilitate sports injuries.

Learning Outcomes

  • To develop an understanding of the role of the sport and exercise scientist in sport training and rehabilitation;
  • To examine the principles and practices of sport training and rehabilitation with respect to injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams.
Prerequisites: SP2003 and SP2006 and SP2007 and SP2009

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey
Lecturers: Miss Kelly Sinclair, Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (20%); assignments (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at practicals and lectures is compulsary.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey
Lecturers: Miss Kelly Sinclair, Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (20%); assignments (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at practicals and lectures is compulsary.

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