Metabolic Conditions PG (8536.1)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science|
This unit aims to develop the clinical decision making processes, knowledge and skills necessary for effective assessment and treatment of patients with metabolic conditions. Students will evaluate the pathophysiology and functional consequences of metabolic conditions including obesity, dyslipidaemias, impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus. The unit will also consider cancers that can be modulated through exercise. Students will examine management strategies for the patient following typical interventions and the role of exercise in the prevention, management and treatment of these conditions will be scrutinised.
- assess, interpret, plan, implement and evaluate the intervention skills required for the practice of exercise physiology in cancers and metabolic conditions; integrate these intervention skills into clinical exercise physiology treatment; demonstrate sound knowledge in primary and secondary prevention strategies for patients with these disorders.
Four hours per week.
Enrolment in Master of Exercise Science.