Courses & Units

Exercise Assessment and Prescription CXA308

Introduction

This unit teaches students how to measure "fitness" and design exercise training programs as well as introducing professional applications of exercise and sports science. The application of laboratory based tests will be covered in lectures and laboratories. The unit explores common theories concerning the design and implementation of exercise training programs, including interval training, periodisation and exercise for weight management and performance. Students will be encouraged to use their acquired knowledge of human physiology in the application of exercise assessments and to devise and deliver safe and effective exercise programs.

Summary

Unit name Exercise Assessment and Prescription
Unit code CXA308
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Dr Cecilia Kitic

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 069903

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • CXA237, CXA314 (or by permission of unit coordinator)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hr lectures (12 weeks), 2-hr lab classes (12 weeks)

Assessment

Practical quizzes (20%); Report 1 (1000 words) (10%); Client training (10%); Practical test (15%); Assignment (2000 words) (25%); Final 2-hr exam (20%)

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Textbooks

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