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Exercise Programming and Prescription (8911.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science




    Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of strength and conditioning. Students will demonstrated their ability to design and implement appropriate exercise programs consistent with athlete development models and established evidence-based practice. Students will be able to teach correct technique during fundamental strength and conditioning exercises with consideration of the individual participant and any contraindications. Students will be required to Students are eligible to apply for Strength and Conditioning accreditation through the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association on successful completion of this unit.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit students will able to:

    1. implement appropriate exercise programs to maximise individual performance adaptations;

    2. teach various exercises and movement skills safely and using appropriate coaching frameworks;

    3. design annual and lesson plans appropriate to a broad range of participants.

    Contact Hours

    Two hours of lectures and one two hour practical class per week.


    6534 Regional Anatomy and Physiology
    OR permission of unit convener


    Enrolment in a Coaching Science course

    Assumed Knowledge


    Incompatible Units

    Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed 8380 Physiological Exercise Mechanisms and Conditioning

    Equivalent Units

    8380 Physiological Exercise Mechanisms and Conditioning

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