Exercise Prescription Practicum
The Exercise Prescription practicum is a 4th year paper within the School of Physical Education, University of Otago. In this practicum paper students work alongside referred participants, to safely introduce them to physical activity options that they will be capable of enjoying for life. Participant referrals are received through Sport Otago’s Green Prescription Programme. Students in this paper also lead circuit for various participant groups.
Exercise Training Beyond Breast Cancer (EXPINKT™)
Exercise Training Beyond Breast Cancer (EXPINKT™) is a unique exercise programme developed by Dr. Lynnette Jones to provide breast cancer survivors with an individually tailored and monitored programme of exercise that takes into consideration any adverse or ongoing side effects of cancer treatment. The programme is designed to improve physical function, strength, and cardiovascular health. All clients are referred to the clinic programme from Dunedin Hospital by their Oncologist or Breast Surgeon and are monitored and supervised by staff fully trained in exercise physiology and cancer recovery and senior students under supervision. The interaction of academic staff with clinical consultants to provide exercise opportunities for women diagnosed with breast cancer is the first of its kind in New Zealand.
Movement Development Clinic
The Movement Development Clinic is a research and teaching laboratory where university students teach children with unique learning needs on a one-on-one basis. If you are students who are interested to study at the clinic, or if you are parents or care-givers who want your child(ren) to attend the clinic