Exercise Physiology (EXSCI2171)

This primary aim of this course is for students to understand the key principles of exercise physiology and possess the knowledge and skills to safely test the relevant fitness components and effectively prescribe anexercise program to improve sport performance and general health and well-being of the individual. Students will become aware of important issues in exercise testing and prescription related to age, gender, ambient environment, nutrition and ergogenic supplements that may impact on the exercise response to ensure the health of the individual is always maintained. This course will also focus on developing a critical perspective of current and emerging practices in the fitness industry and an evidence based approach in exercise testing and prescription.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 1
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.