This unit develops the appropriate skills and knowledge to facilitate exercise therapy within musculoskeletal conditions.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate an understanding of pathophysiology associated with musculoskeletal conditions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Identify indications and contraindications for exercise within musculoskeletal conditions||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||Select and conduct appropriate assessments to determine the safety and efficacy of acute and chronic exercise in musculoskeletal conditions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Prescribe safe and effective exercise interventions to improve and/or maintain musculoskeletal health||Communication and social skills|
|5||Locate and evaluate evidence for lifestyle-related interventions to improve and/or maintain musculoskeletal health||Intellectual rigour|
|6||Explain the rationale and outcomes of treatment modalities for musculoskeletal conditions||Intellectual rigour|
- Prescribed text: Brukner, P & Khan, K, 2012, Clinical Sports Medicine, 4th edn, McGraw Hill, Australia. ISBN: 9780070998131.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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