School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Physiology Across the LifespanWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401149.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Chloe Taylor

401142 Exercise Physiology

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

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Chloe Taylor  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is focused on physiological changes across the human lifespan and their effects on exercise tolerance. There is a particular focus on structural, physiological and motor development changes across the lifespan with emphasis on the control of neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and thermoregulatory function. Exercise and physiological adaptation to exercise training at different ages will be covered, alongside contraindicated exercises and common injuries/conditions that are present during certain stages of growth and development.

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. Student Undertaking Form 4. First Aid Certificate

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

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