SSEH5667 Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- In this unit students acquire knowledge of current best practice in paediatric exercise rehabilitation; gain a broad understanding of conditions, diseases, disorders and trauma associated with physical disability in childhood; workplace roles and responsibilities of an accredited exercise physiologist working within paediatrics; and obtain experience in the client-centred approach to optimise client outcomes following exercise rehabilitation interventions.
- Students are able to (1) acquire knowledge of current best practice and research evidence base for paediatric exercise rehabilitation strategies; (2) gain experience in the client-centred approach and goal setting to optimise client outcomes following exercise rehabilitation interventions; (3) gain a broad understanding of conditions, diseases, disorders and trauma associated with physical disability in childhood; and (4) develop skills in executing effective exercise rehabilitation programs for paediatrics.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) a final two-hour written examination; (2) written reports; and (3) student teaching evaluation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Siobhan Reid
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (50380)
the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520);
the Master of Exercise Science (coursework) (52510)—only with permission from the unit coordinator
- Advisable prior study:
- SSEH3385 Motor Development and Dysfunction, SSEH5646 Exercise Rehabilitation for Chronic and Complex Conditions
- Contact hours
- The lectures, laboratories and seminars will occur in two 3-week intensive blocks (at the beginning and end of semester), leaving a 8-week space in between for industry placements. These intensive teaching blocks will require your presence on campus full time.
- 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.