Advanced study of the application of exercise physiology in the clinical setting, practical experiences of working with clinical populations and relevant research methodology.
|Paper title||Exercise Physiology for Clinical Populations|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,120.42|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,368.00|
- PHSE 311 and PHSE 315
- PHSE 517
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinators and Lecturers: Dr Sandy Mandic and Dr Lynnette Jones
- Paper Structure
- The paper covers the following modules:
- Introduction to clinical exercise physiology and exercise prescription for clinical populations
- Endocrinology and metabolic disorders
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Diseases of the respiratory systems
- Oncology and the immune system
- Disorders of the bone and the joints
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Clinical exercise testing
- Teaching Arrangements
- The content will be delivered through a combination of participation in classroom sessions, in-class activities, laboratories, hands-on clinical experiences and work on case studies.
- Required text book: Ehrman, J.K., Gordon, P.M., Visich, P.S. & Keteyian, S.J. (2013).
Clinical Exercise Physiology. (3rd ed) Human Kinetics, Champaign, Il.
Additional required/recommended readings will be provided on Blackboard through the E-reserve system.
- Course outline
- View the course outline for PHSE 407
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication,
Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- At the end of this paper you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge in designing comprehensive exercise programmes for individuals with chronic medical conditions, taking into account special considerations and the latest exercise recommendations for each medical condition
- Understand the fundamentals of disease pathophysiology and treatment and their impact on exercise prescription in individuals with different chronic medical conditions
- Demonstrate knowledge of relevant tests and procedures used for exercise testing in clinical populations
- Understand the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary for monitoring and supervising exercise sessions for cancer and cardiac patients
- Critically examine research studies in the Clinical Exercise Physiology field