Unit

School Of Science And Health

Exercise in Musculo-Skeletal RehabilitationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400902.1

Discipline: REHABILITATION THERAPIES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Paul Marshall


Equivalent Units
400327 - Exercise in Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation

Prerequisite
400326 Exercise Prescription for General Populations

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4658 - Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science).


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In 2017, this unit is repalced by 401144 - Exercise Prescription II. This unit focuses on the role of exercise in the functional rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries including work and sporting injuries. It covers injury and re-injury prevention strategies; mechanisms of injury; patho-physiology of injury and repair process; design and evaluation of rehabilitation exercise programs; how the exercise program functions in concert with other methods of injury treatment and management; important pharmacological, communication, psychosocial and cultural considerations; the role of the exercise physiologist in the rehabilitation team; the effects of nervous system disorders and injury on skeletal muscle control, injury and rehabilitation are also considered.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

To undertake this unit, students must comply with the following special requirements: Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have: 1) submitted a Criminal Record Check form prior to 1 June 2010 or a Student Undertaking Form after 1 June 2010 and have applied for a National Police Certificate 2) submitted a Prohibited Employment Declaration prior to 1 June 2010 or a Working with Children Check Student Declaration after 1 June 2010 3) possess a current WorkCover Authority approved First Aid Certificate.



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