SSEH3389 Exercise Rehabilitation

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit is designed to provide students with foundation knowledge of the causal mechanisms of injury and dysfunction, commonly encountered in athletic and occupational environments. It focuses on the skill set required to assess, prepare and implement exercise programs to optimise function, prevent injury and to rehabilitation beyond primary care interventions and treatment.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an ability to conduct appropriate and safe client assessment, and to interpret and communicate the relevant information; (2) apply the principles of motor control, exercise physiology, functional anatomy and biomechanics to prescribe and deliver appropriate exercise interventions; (3) demonstrate an ability to evaluate, understand and communicate key clinical information and research evidence; and (4) understanding and identify potential adverse responses during rehabilitation, and the appropriate reporting to referrers.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) practical examination and (2) theory examinations. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is available in this unit for those students who obtain a mark of at least 45 overall provided they have also obtained a mark of at least 45 in a specified component of the unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Bonnie Furzer
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
any anatomy
or
human biology unit;
or
enrolment in Exercise and Health major
or
Sport Science major
Advisable prior study:
a human anatomy unit
Contact hours
lectures: 2 hours per week; labs: 2 hour per week
Texts

Brukner, P. and Khan, K. Clinical Sports Medicine, 4th edn: McGraw-Hill 2012

Course laboratory available on the LMS (Learning Management System).

  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.