Specialisation

Sub-major - Exercise Science

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: SM4008.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3769.2 Bachelor of Data Science
4656.3 Bachelor of Health Science
4741.2 Bachelor of Sport Development
4742.1 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)
4747.2 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)
6000.2 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


This minor offers study in the physiology, analysis, and measurement of exercise and movement. The minor is relevant to students studying health science, physical education and data science. The minor is highly recommended for Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Sciences) students who are interested in graduate entry programs in physiotherapy or exercise physiology. There are 7 subjects in this minor of which student choose only 4. Minor subject recommendations are based on the student’s program.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal healthsciences@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal healthsciences@westernsydney.edu.au

Sub-major Structure

4656/6000 Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Sciences)

Year 1

Autumn session

400870 Population Health and Society
401396 Professional Competencies in Health
400868 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
400866 Culture, Diversity and Health

Spring session

400732 Communication in Health
401383 Evidence in Health
401394 Human Development and Disease across the Lifespan
400869 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2

Year 2

Autumn session

401407 Pathophysiology 1
400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science
401140 Biomechanics

And one elective

Spring session

101614 Psychology and Health
300754 Neuroanatomy
401410 Functional Anatomy

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

401405 Transforming Health
400886 Motor Control and Skill Acquisition
401142 Exercise Physiology

And one elective

Spring session

401384 Evidence in Professional Reasoning
101681 Abnormal Psychology
401436 Exercise Nutrition

And one elective

4742 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) pathway

Year 1

Autumn Session

400870 Population Health and Society
400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science
301350 Anatomy and Physiology in Health
401396 Professional Competencies in Health

Spring session

400808 Outdoor Recreation
400891 Movement and Skill Development
101614 Psychology and Health
401383 Evidence in Health

Year 2

Autumn Session

400866 Culture, Diversity and Health
401055 Sport and Exercise Psychology
401140 Biomechanics

And one unit from Education Studies sub-major

Spring session

400798 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups
401411 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health
401436 Exercise Nutrition

And one unit from Education Studies sub-major

Year 3

Autumn session

401169 Coaching Sport and Recreation Activities
400894 Contemporary Youth Health Issues
400886 Motor Control and Skill Acquisition
401150 Exercise Testing and Measurement

Spring session

400896 Gymnastics and Dance
401056 Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and Coaches
401143 Exercise Prescription I

And one unit from Education Studies sub-major

4747/6001 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)

Year 1

Autumn session

400870 Population Health and Society
400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science
301350 Anatomy and Physiology in Health
401396 Professional Competencies in Health

Spring session

400808 Outdoor Recreation
400891 Movement and Skill Development
101614 Psychology and Health
400732 Communication in Health

Year 2

Autumn session

401055 Sport and Exercise Psychology
400866 Culture, Diversity and Health
401392 Health Promotion Theory and Approaches
401140 Biomechanics

Spring session

400798 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups
401383 Evidence in Health
401411 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health
401413 Introduction to Physical Cultural Studies

Year 3

Autumn session

401169 Coaching Sport and Recreation Activities
400894 Contemporary Youth Health Issues
400886 Motor Control and Skill Acquisition
401150 Exercise Testing and Measurement

Spring session

400896 Gymnastics and Dance
401056 Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and Coaches
401143 Exercise Prescription I
401436 Exercise Nutrition

4741 Bachelor of Sport Development

Year 1

Autumn session

400870 Population Health and Society
400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science
201000 The World of Sport Business
401243 Sport for Social Development

Spring session

400808 Outdoor Recreation
401395 Introduction to Leisure and Recreation Theory
401383 Evidence in Health
401415 Promoting Health Collaboratively in Communities

Year 2

Autumn session

400866 Culture, Diversity and Health
200990 Special Event Management
401140 Biomechanics
401150 Exercise Testing and Measurement

Spring session

401283 Community Sport Development
400798 PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups
401411 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health
200996 Sport Entertainment

Year 3

Autumn session

401055 Sport and Exercise Psychology
401244 Sport Development Internship
200998 Strategic Sport Leadership
400894 Contemporary Youth Health Issues

Spring session

201001 Our Sporting Future
401246 Sport Development Applied Project
401143 Exercise Prescription I
401436 Exercise Nutrition

3769 Bachelor of Data Science

Year 1

Autumn session

300811 Scientific Literacy
301108 Thinking About Data
200025 Discrete Mathematics
300580 Programming Fundamentals

Spring session

300672 Mathematics 1A
301033 Introduction to Data Science

And two major, sub major or elective units

Year 2

Autumn session

301107 Analytics Programming
301109 Visual Analytics
400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science
401150 Exercise Testing and Measurement

Spring session

301034 Predictive Modelling
300104 Database Design and Development
300958 Social Web Analytics
301031 Computer Algebra

Year 3

Autumn session

301110 Applications of Big Data
301250 Probabilistic Models and Inference
300578 Professional Development
401140 Biomechanics

Spring session

301111 Discovery Project
401143 Exercise Prescription I

And two major, sub major or elective units



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