× You are viewing an archive version of this unit.


This unit is designed to meet the new ESSA accreditation criteria in Exercise Physiology in the Metabolic, Renal and Cancer domains. Students apply foundational knowledge of metabolic, renal and cancer conditions and comorbidities, and treatments, safety, risk and capacity monitoring considerations, to design and translate into practice, safe, evidence-based exercise interventions for clients with metabolic, renal and cancer conditions.

Summary 2021

Unit name Exercise for Metabolic Disorders, Kidney Disease and Cancers
Unit code CXA414
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences

Greig Watson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates






Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hour lecture weekly.

1 x 2-hour workshop weekly.


Practical Exam (30%), Case Study Assignments x 3 (30%), Written Exam (40%).

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable



The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.