School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Prescription IIWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401144.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

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).

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

Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have submitted a Working with Children Check Student Declaration and have a National Police Check. 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

4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.5Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT

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