Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and CoachesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401056.3

Discipline: SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Emma George


Assumed Knowledge
An understanding of human biology and fundamental principles in exercise science.


Equivalent Units
400897 - Personal Training and Coaching

Prerequisite
300361 Introduction to Human Biology AND 400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4659 Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE), 4742 - Bachelor of Health Science (HPE) - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary), 4747 - Bachelor of Health Science (HPE) or 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education).


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Emma George  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Emma George  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Students will learn the functional anatomy, exercise physiology, physical fitness, motor development and exercise training content required to function as competent personal trainers and/or sports coaches. Students will also administer and undertake laboratory exercises designed to test and administer fitness programs for healthy individuals

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Note: For Spring 2020 enrolment, the First Aid Special Requirement is not required due to COVID-19 restrictions on resuscitation training.

First Aid Certificate, Child Protection, Working with Children Check required.


Courses
4659.4Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
6001.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
6001.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT




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