HMSC13022 Advanced Exercise & Work Physiology

Course description

The aim of the course is to develop skills and knowledge in the areas of exercise and work physiology as they relate to human performance in health-promoting physical activity, sports performance, and the workplace. The course takes a strong focus on National Health Priority Areas (asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, hypertension, and arthritis) and the role physical activity and exercise have in treatment and prevention of theseconditions. The physiology of endurance, team and speed and power sports is also examined in detail. Students use problem-based learning as the preferred teaching method and develop skills in research methods and oral and written presentation.

Course at a glance

Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences
Career: Undergraduate
Units of credit: 6
Requisites: Prerequisite: HMSC 12007
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
EFTSL 0.12500

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