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Unit of Study HLTH3013 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Oncology and Neurological Health (2023)

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    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:

explore the diagnosis, treatment and side effects of cancer treatment and impact on capacity to exercise

explore the spectrum of neurological health conditions and explore diagnosis, treatment and side effects that will impact capacity to exercise

develop assessment skills, exercise programming skills, and clinical reasoning for clients with oncology or neurological conditions

gain an understanding of the value of interprofessional practice, applying the principles to considering the broader healthcare needs of an oncology or neurological client

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Practical 1 hour (Weekly)
Viva voce40%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Practical 1 hour (Weekly)
Viva voce40%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Hard copies available on “open reserve” at the SCU library at all campuses. This ensures as many students as possible can access the texts. Students can also request a chapter scan (10%). Hardcopy and e-book available to purchase at or available through Booktopia: Coombes, J, Skinner, T, 2022, ESSA’s Student Manual for Health Exercise and Sport Assessment, 2nd edn, Elsevier.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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