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SP3011 - Sports Training and Rehabilitation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
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 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 select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Prerequisites: SP2003 and SP2006 and SP2007 and SP2009

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); presentations (15%); practical skills competency - pass/fail (%); assignments (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at practicals is compulsary.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); presentations (15%); practical skills competency - pass/fail (%); assignments (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance at practicals is compulsary.

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