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SES8006 Advanced Exercise Programming and Rehabilitation

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


This course focuses on the design and delivery of high quality exercise programs to meet the health, fitness and/or sports performance and rehabilitation goals of clients. The course has a strong practical component that incorporates knowledge and skills gained from exercise testing, prescription, design and delivery. Evidence based research from various discipline areas will be drawn to outline best practice. The knowledge and skills developed during the delivery of this course is central to many professional roles within the sport and exercise area.

This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver a client specific exercise program either in-person or remotely in individual and group sessions to meet their specific goals and needs. The course outlines and provides practical experiences in how to deliver an exercise program for apparently healthy clients and those with pathology or injury that has been prescribed by an appropriately qualified health professional. The delivery of exercise programs for clients for groups and clients across the lifespan, including those with special needs will also be outlined.

This course contains a mandatory residential school at the Ipswich campus for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 10 February 2023