Studying online

There are now 3 possible online modes for units:

Units with modes Online timetabled and Online flexible are available for any student to self-enrol and study online.

Units available in Online Restricted mode have been adapted for online study only for those students who require the unit to complete their studies and who are unable to attend campus owing to exceptional circumstances beyond their control. To be enrolled in a unit in Online Restricted mode, students should contact their Student Advising Office through askUWA

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Unit Overview

Description
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 rehabilitate beyond primary care interventions and treatments.
Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an ability to conduct appropriate and safe client assessments, 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) identify potential adverse responses during rehabilitation, and the appropriate reporting to referrers.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) practical examination; (2) theory examination; and (3) professional communication assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.



To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the practical examination and professional communication assessment components.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Mr Brett Buist
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Nil
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Unit(s) SSEH3389 Exercise Rehabilitation (ID 1056)
Contact hours
Lectures: 2 hours per week; Labs: 2 hour per week
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  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.