Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures and practical classes |
Total Time Commitment: Students will need to allow time for self-directed learning. The following hours are given as minimum requirements: 1 hour pre/post reading for lectures, 2 hours per hour of tutorial sessions and 2 hours extra per week for practical classes. Fourth year students will need to spend approximately 2 hours per day in study and at least 2 extra hours per week practising clinical skills.
|Prerequisites:||This subject is not available as a single subject. Students must be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy to undertake this subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Years 1, 2 and 3 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Marilyn Webster
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4726
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject allows students to develop skills in prescribing and delivering group exercise classes to promote health and fitness for those within the community with specific needs. Students will learn the educative and health promotion role of the physiotherapist in promoting safe participation in exercise in the community for all people across the lifespan. They will explore the evidence available for the effectiveness of exercise programs in the community.
Students on completion of this subject will be able to:
Exercise class presentation (50%), and a written assignment of no more than 1,500 words (50%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
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