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SP2102 - Analytical Procedures in Clinical Exercise Physiology

[Not offered in 2012]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

This subject examines the role of analytical procedures in clinical exercise physiology. It will cover measurement concepts and procedures in clinical practice and research, safety and ethical issues, technology in clinical practice and research, fundamentals of instrumentation, evaluating and using published data, data collection and analysis, and reporting of data. Subject content will be related to gait analysis, balance control, postural analysis, motion analysis, risk of falling, lifting and carrying and other measures of functional capacity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role, conduct and evaluation of analytical procedures in clinical exercise physiology practice and research;
  • Demonstrate the use of measurement tools used in clinical exercise physiology research and practice;
  • Understand the methods used in the collection and dissemination of the findings of analytical procedures in clinical exercise physiology practice and research.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Prerequisites: BM1061 BM1062 SP1001

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