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PHSE517 Exercise Physiology for Clinical Populations

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
Paper code PHSE517
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,559.81
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,151.03

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Prerequisite
PHSE 311, PHSE 315
Restriction
PHSE 407
Limited to
BPhEd(Hons)
Contact
sandra.mandic@otago.ac.nz
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.
Textbooks
Required text book: Ehrman, J.K., Gordon, P.M., Visich, P.S. & Keteyian, S.J. (2009). Clinical Exercise Physiology. (2nd 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 517
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

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
Paper code PHSE517
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,590.98
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,357.07

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Prerequisite
PHSE 311, PHSE 315
Restriction
PHSE 407
Limited to
BPhEd(Hons)
Course outline
View the course outline for PHSE 517
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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
Contact
sandra.mandic@otago.ac.nz
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.
Textbooks
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.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 09:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Monday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
P2 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
P3 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
P4 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41