This unit teaches students how to competently and safely plan, conduct and adapt, where necessary, health and exercise assessments based on best practice criteria. Students will also learn how to interpret the results of assessments and communicate findings to the client and, where relevant, other health professionals.
|Unit name||Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Courtney McGowan|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Use common laboratory/field based health and exercise equipment accurately and safely for assessment purposes
- Perform common laboratory/field based health and exercise assessments under varied conditions
- Analyse information from common laboratory/field based health and exercise assessments with reference to relevant scientific literature
- Explain assessment findings to varied audiences using verbal and written communication modes
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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Online - 120 mins per week for 12 weeks
|Assessment||Online Theory Test (10%)|Client report, rationale and referral (40%)|Online Theory Test (10%)|Client Pre-Exercise Screening & Fitness Assessment (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment (Coombes and Skinner 2014) Elsevier: ISBN 9780729581424
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition with Web Resource Author: NSCA‐National Strength and Conditioning Association ISBN: 9781492501626
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