Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Campus based lectures, tutorials and seminars
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 80 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request 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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Adam Bryant
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 0422
F: +61 3 8344 4188
|Subject Overview:||This subject covers aspects of applied physiology within the context of evidence-based physiotherapy clinical practice. It examines the neurophysiology of pain and how pain is managed in clinical practice. It includes the management of different types of pain and presents the evidence supporting a variety of interventions. Furthermore the subject explores the theoretical concepts related to muscle and exercise physiology, motor control and motor performance and how these relate to current physiotherapy clinical practice.|
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject will have had the opportunity to: |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will have had the opportunity to: |
Master of Physiotherapy (General) CW |
Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
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