|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)|
The subject addresses the scope of practice and professional roles and responsibilities of the exercise physiologist; the pathophysiological basis of cardiopulmonary, metabolic and renal conditions; and the assessment, diagnostic, medical and exercise-based interventions associated with the treatment and prevention of cardiopulmonary, metabolic and renal conditions and of complex case management. 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, behaviour changes and client communication. The subject also encompasses the knowledge and practical application of designing, interpreting and facilitating assessments and clinical exercise interventions for cardiopulmonary, metabolic and renal conditions.
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Anthony Leicht, Ms Lisa Simmons, Assoc. Professor Rebecca Sealey.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); other exams (15%); quizzes or tests (10%); presentations (10%); clinical practice competencies: pass/fail (%); 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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