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SPEX13-300: Exercise and Sports Performance Practice and Practicum (Capstone Project)

Description

This capstone subject requires students to undertake a practicum experience within an exercise or sports work environment. Students will demonstrate the integration and application of evidence-based exercise and sports performance knowledge and skills from two advanced Exercise and Sports Science subjects.  They will asssist clients to progressively achieve their exercise or sports performance goals. They will also demonstrate effective communication skills reflective of a professional working in exercise and sports performance.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeSPEX13-300
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
  • Sport

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and implement strategies to assist clients to meet their goals through the integration and application of the exercise and sport performance curriculum.
2. Apply effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills within a work context.
3. Explain the scope of practice for an exercise and sports professional.
4. Apply the elements of risk associated with the professional practice of exercise and sport performance and the strategies used to minimise this risk.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

SPEX13-336 Advanced Physiology and Biochemistry of Exercise and Sport SPEX13-339 Advanced Biomechanics of Exercise and Sport SPEX13-338 Advanced Exercise Testing, Prescription and Delivery

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

Future offerings not yet planned.