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Exercise Programming and Prescription 1 (9811.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science

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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (189196) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (179947) - View
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Syllabus

Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of exercise prescription as it pertains to a general population. Students will demonstrate their ability to design and implement appropriate exercise programs based on appropriate assessments and needs analysis of the client and established evidence-based practice. Students will be able to teach correct technique during foundation movements found with exercise programs including resistance exercise and flexibility. Students will be taught underpinning principles to program for strength, gains, weight management and management of group fitness sessions with consideration of the individual participant and any contraindications.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will able to:

1. Implement and design appropriate exercise programs to enhance physical fitness in a general population; and

2. Teach foundation exercises and movement skills safely and using appropriate coaching frameworks.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

2 hours of lectures and a 2 hour practical class per week.

Prerequisites

6534 Regional Anatomy and Physiology OR
9808 Regional Anatomy and Physiology.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

Anatomy.

Incompatible Units

8380 Physiological Exercise Mechanisms and Conditioning AND
8911 Exercise Programming and Prescription.

Equivalent Units

8380 Physiological Exercise Mechanisms and Conditioning AND 8911 Exercise Programming and Prescription



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