|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc|
The subject addresses the scope of practice and professional roles and responsibilities of the exercise physiologist; the pathophysiological basis of cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions; and the assessment, diagnostic, medical and exercise-based interventions associated with the treatment and prevention of cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions. The subject examines the safety aspects of exercise for cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions with emphasis on exercise capacity limitations; knowledge of, identification of and management of exercise contraindications and adverse signs and symptoms; risk factor stratification and monitoring; medication effects on exercise and client communication. The subject also encompasses the knowledge and practical application of designing, interpreting and facilitating assessments and clinical exercise interventions for cardiopulmonary and metabolic conditions.
|Prerequisites:||SP3006 AND SP3007 AND SP3008 AND (SP3010 OR SP3015) AND (SP3004 OR SP3016) AND (SP3005 OR SP2011) AND SP3011 AND SP3014|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (15%); clinical practice competencies (%); assignments (25%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Students must pass the clinical practice competencies and achieve at least a pass grade across the weighted assessment items in order to pass the subject.|
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