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) or the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520); or the Master of Exercise Science (coursework) (52510)—only with permission from the unit coordinator
- 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.
- 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. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. 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. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.