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SPEX13-333: Professional Practice and Practicum (Capstone Project)

Description

This capstone subject is the second of two Professional Practice subjects and requires students to undertake a practicum experience within the work environment. Students will demonstrate the integration of evidence-based exercise and sports science knowledge, competencies and effective communication skills to progress towards the successful achievement of client goals, reflective of a professional Exercise Scientist.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: SPEX13-333
EFTSL: 0.250
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 20
Study areas:
  • Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $7,780.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $7,900.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $8,100.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $10,520.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $10,520.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $10,800.00

Learning objectives

1. Identify and implement strategies to assist clients to meet their goals through the integration and application of the exercise science curriculum. 2. Apply effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills within a work context. 3. Understand the scope of practice for an exercise scientist, a sports scientist and an exercise physiologist. 4. Apply the elements of risk associated with the professional practice of exercise science and the strategies used to minimise this risk. 5. Operate within the ESSA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethical Practice. 6. Integrate knowledge and demonstrate competency in a range of skills including biomechanical analysis, exercise screening, testing, prescription and delivery, and client communication across a range of populations.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Pre-requisites:

Co-requisites:

There are no co-requisites

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.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • 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

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022