Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Physiology Across the LifespanWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401149.2

Discipline: HUMAN MOVEMENT

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Chloe Taylor


Prerequisite
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.   Print Unit Outline*

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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

Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and have a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement. Students must also have submitted a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Students must hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Refer to the Special Requirements website for more information.

Special requirements


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




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