School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Prescription IIWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401144.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Paul Marshall

Equivalent Units
400327 - Exercise in Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation, 400902 - Exercise in Musculo-Skeletal Rehabilitation

401143 Exercise Prescription I

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

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Paul Marshall  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
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

In order to enrol in Second Year Autumn units, all students must have: 1. Working with Children Check Student Declaration 2. National Police Check 3. Adult Vaccination Record Card 4. First Aid Certificate

4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT

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