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Unit of Study HLTH2004 Exercise Prescription and Delivery (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • Enrolment information

    This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities that require students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL activity. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements.


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:

create individualised exercise prescriptions for healthy individuals

explain the expected physiological adaptations to specific training methods

deliver safe and effective exercise sessions to improve the fitness of healthy individuals and special populations

develop communication and rapport building skills for effective exercise prescription and delivery

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Placement 14 hours (Across the Term)
Assessment
Workbook30%
Workbook50%
Presentation20%
PlacementSR

Teaching method
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Placement 14 hours (Across the Term)
Assessment
Workbook30%
Workbook50%
Presentation20%
PlacementSR

Teaching method
Laboratory 3 hours (Weekly)
Placement 14 hours (Across the Term)
Assessment
Workbook30%
Workbook50%
Presentation20%
PlacementSR

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
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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