Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This will include 64 hours; lectures, seminars, problem based learning, tutorials, practical sessions, clinical practice and time to complete assessable work. |
Total Time Commitment: Students should expect to commit 120 hours of study to successfully complete this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs
level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9810 3393
Please note: MCCP is not currently accepting enrolments into this subject. Please see 513642
This subject comprises 4 modules: Exercise for the childbearing year, exercise for bone health, exercise for the older woman and exercise class programming. An introduction to evidence based practice and computer medical database searching will be provided. Exercise for the childbearing year comprises the study of the physiology of pregnancy, the impact of vigorous activity on maternal and foetal physiology, post-natal recovery including pelvic floor rehabilitation, exercise prescription, 0delivery and the evaluation of pre and post-natal exercise programs.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following specific skills: |
• Plan, deliver and evaluate appropriate exercise programs for specific women’s groups within the community
• Understand the impact of exercise on the altered physiology, pathophysiology and psychology of pregnancy, menopause, ageing and osteopenia/ osteoporosis.
• Identify the legal and safety issues associated with leading exercise classes for women with specific physical needs.
Understand the motivational and marketing aspects of leading community and hospital based exercise classes.
|Assessment:||Two written assignments of 2000 words (60%), practical assessment (40%)|
|Prescribed Texts:||Sapsford R, Bullock-Saxton J, Markwell S (1998) Women's Health. A textbook for Physiotherapists. London, WB Saunders|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills: |
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au|
Specialist Certificate in Physiotherapy (Exercise for Women) |
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