Physiology of Exercise 1 (8391.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Sport And Exercise Science||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply basic knowledge of human physiology in relation to exercise;
2. Assess and differentiate the body's response to exercise; and
3. Measure and interpret a range of physiological parameters relating to exercise, sport and health.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites9808 Regional Anatomy and Physiology AND
6529 Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
Equivalent units6836 Physiology of Exercise 1
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr Naroa Etxebarria|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||30 May 2023||On-Campus||Dr Naroa Etxebarria|
Powers SK and Howley ET (2020). Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance: 11th edition. McGraw-Hill Education. New York USA
Recommended as well as required journal articles related to the content of each week will be available on Canvas.
Tanner RK & Gore CJ. (2013). Physiological tests for elite athletes. 2nd edition. Australian Institute of Sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, c2013 [call number: RC1225.P49 2012]
American College of Sports Medicine. (2010) ACSM's resource manual for guidelines for exercise testing and prescription, 6th Ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. [call number RM725.R42 2010].
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
For clarification, one (1) minute past the specified due date and time is considered a late submission.
Additional information on submission of assessment items:
Pre-exercise screening and scope of practice quiz: Late submission of this assessment will result in a mark of zero.
Pre-lab activities: Failure to complete the pre-laboratory questions on time will result in a mark of zero.
Moderation of assessments
Please note that all assignments and exams will be moderated as outlined in the Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science Moderation Policy. A copy of this can be found on the Physiology of Exercise 1 Canvas site.
Special assessment requirements
To successfully complete this unit and receive a passing grade students must:
- Attempt all assignment tasks;
- Attain a minimum overall aggregate mark of 50%; and
- Attain a minimum of 50% in the 'Scope of Practice' quiz and submit the pre-exercise screening.
Students requesting extensions and special arrangements must submit a completed Variation to Assessment form to the Unit Convenor Dr Naroa Etxebarria (email@example.com) prior to the due date and time. In general, there will be no extension of time beyond the last day of the semester, and only one extension will be considered for a single assessment.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Attendance to ALL the practical lab sessions is compulsory. As this unit forms part of an accredited degree, attendance at all practicals is an accreditation requirement. A face-to-face attendance for the group presentation is also mandatory in order to successfully complete the unit.
Required IT skills
All students must have access to a computer that allows them to access email messages on a regular basis and permits access to the internet to complete ALL online assignments. It is expected that all students have the required UC IT entry skills to complete this unit. Computers are available on campus if needed.
The main costs associated with this unit are aquiring the required textbook and the printing of the laboratory manual.
Work placement, internships or practicums
There are no internships or work/practical placements associated with this unit.
IMPORTANT *** Email protocol
All emails must be sent from your student email account , otherwise anti-spam filters may prevent it from being delivered to your lecturer.
When using email to communicate with lecturers or tutors, you should always make sure that your message contains the following:
A subject that contains the unit code, and clearly describes the nature of your query or request.
Your lecturers receive many emails a day, and may also teach more than one unit, so if your email does not contain the unit code; it is not possible to place your message in context. If the subject does not indicate the nature of the message, it may well remain unanswered.
Change the default setting on your email program to include previous messages in replies, and make sure that previous messages are included in an ongoing exchange. Your lecturer deals with many students. Having a copy of the previous exchanges included in your message will expedite a response. You should still make sure that the subject indicates what the email is about.
Address your lecturer appropriately by name.
State your question or request clearly and concisely.
Insert a signature at the end of your email that contains:
your name in full as it appears in Callista
your student number
Your lecturer will inform you if there are additional requirements for communicating by email. While lecturers cannot be available online all day, in normal circumstance your lecturer will reply within 3 working days.
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