2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Develops an understanding of exercise and consideration of changes associated with chronic metabolic diseases such as overweight/obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes (gestational, Type 1 and Type 2). Endocrinological polycystic ovarian syndrome and sleep apnoea will also be covered.
- Lifestyle and metabolic disease prevention
- Paediatric obesity and diabetes
- Overweight and obesity
- Metabolic syndrome
- Gestational diabetes mellitus
- Diabetes mellitus (Type 1/Type 2)
- Sleep apnoea and Polycystic ovarian syndrome
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||describe the pathology and pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, overweight and obesity, sleep apnoea and polycystic ovarian syndrome||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||interpret and explain data associated with metabolic dysfunction and the potential effects of exercise in these conditions||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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