Clinical Exercise Practice (EXSS4009)


The aim of this unit is to introduce the student to a range of issues related to clinical exercise professional practice and service delivery. Topics covered include working in multidisciplinary teams, professional ethics, communication skills, clinical documentation and report writing. A major focus of this unit will be to develop skills in evidence-based practice and to understand how the scientific evidence can be used in clinical decision making about appropriate interventions for individual clients.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


3x1-hr lecture/week (week -1 to 9), 2-hr tutorial/week (week -1 to 9)


Client interview (25 mins) (40%), oral presentation (15 mins) (30%) and 500wd evidence-based practice report (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

EXSS1032 and EXSS3023 and EXSS3049

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.