School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Testing and MeasurementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401150.4


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4658 - Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science) or 3769 Bachelor of Data Science or 4656 Bachelor of Health Science, 6000 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science or 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education).

About this Unit
This unit provides students with an understanding of the safety, ethical, logistical and theoretical considerations for administering tests and conducting measurements within the Exercise Science scope of practice. Students will develop skills in data analysis, data visualisation and generating reports to hypothetical clients within the Sport & Exercise sector. The unit introduces numerous physical and physiological tests, together with performance analysis and monitoring techniques, with a particular focus on the measurement accuracy of data collected. Students will evaluate and interpret data from tests to inform further practice in exercise prescription and exercise recommendations.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for 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

3769.2Bachelor of Data ScienceCURRENT
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.5Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT


SM4008.1Exercise ScienceCURRENT

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