Courses & Units

Exercise for Musculoskeletal Disorders CXA330



This unit is designed to meet the new ESSA accreditation criteria in exercise physiology in the Musculoskeletal domain.Students apply foundational knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions / co-morbidities / treatments, risk / capacity / monitoring considerations, injury prevention / rehabilitation principles in a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal care environment to design and translate into practice, safe, evidence-based exercise interventions for clients with musculoskeletal conditions / injury risk factors.


Unit name Exercise for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Unit code CXA330
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences

Marie-Louise Bird

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 18/10/2020 18/10/2020

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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CXA307 and CXA329


Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hour lecture weekly.

1 x 2-hour workshop weekly.


Practical Exam (30%), Workbooks (20%), Case Study Assignment (25%), Written Exam (25%).

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