SSEH4644 Advanced Exercise Physiology
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours option in Sport Science, Exercise and Health [Bachelor of Science (Honours)]
- Students cover current topics of interest in exercise physiology which are relevant to the athlete in particular, by a combination of seminars, laboratories and field work. Students are expected to have a sound working knowledge of undergraduate exercise physiology to undertake this unit. Certain topics are covered in more detail in class (energy metabolism, training practices, ergogenic aids and supplements) and laboratory measures for athlete assessment are practised.
- Students are able to (1) consult athletes and coaches about current issues in sports science and exercise physiology (e.g. nutrition, training, environmental considerations); (2) be competent in laboratory testing procedures for athletic assessment; and (3) be well versed in general exercise physiology.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) an oral examination; (2) two assignments; and (3) a seminar presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Brian Dawson
- Unit rules
- enrolment in honours
postgraduate study in Sport Science, Exercise and Health and completion of at least two units in exercise physiology
- Advisable prior study:
- SSEH2260 Exercise Physiology (formerly HMES2260 Exercise Physiology);
SSEH3365 Sport Physiology (formerly HMES3365 Sport Physiology);
- Contact hours
- lectures: 3 hours per week; plus practicum work
- 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.