SSEH5667 Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
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.
Outcomes
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.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (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
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (50380)
or
the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520);
or
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.
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