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Exercise Programming and Prescription 2 (9812.1)

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

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

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


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Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of strength and conditioning. Students will demonstrate 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. Advanced exercise prescription as it pertains to an elite athlete population will be taught, incorporating 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 successful 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; and

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

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Contact Hours

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


9811 Exercise Programming and Prescription 1.



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