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Unit of Study HLTH2002 Exercise Physiology (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    No

  • Enrolment information

    Please note this unit has assessments scheduled in Week 7 which will require attendance on-campus. Details will be provided closer to the time.


Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of the general physiological responses of the body to acute and chronic exercise

demonstrate safe and effective health and exercise assessment

apply knowledge of physiology to exercise testing, prescription and delivery

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Case study60%
Practical30%

Teaching method
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Case study60%
Practical30%

Teaching method
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz10%
Case study60%
Practical30%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • This text will be used throughout the course. : Coombes J, Burton NW and Beckman EM, 2022, ESSA’s student manual for exercise prescription, delivery and adherence, Elsevier, Australia.
  • This text will be used throughout the course. : Coombes JS and Skinner TL, 2022, ESSA’s student manual for health, exercise and sport assessment, 2nd edn, Elsevier, Australia.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Powers, SK, Howley, ET & Quindry, J 2021, Exercise Physiology¿: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance Eleventh edition., McGraw-Hill, New York.

  • Please see the information regarding equipment, protective clothing and other requirements for laboratory attendance detailed in the laboratory manual.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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