Professional Practice 1 (EXSS5059)


The aim of this unit is to introduce the student to a range of issues related to exercise physiology professional practice and service delivery. Topics covered include working in multidisciplinary teams, professional ethics and oral and written communications skills. This unit of study will also provide an introduction to supervised clinical practice. Students will work with low risk clientele, building their confidence and developing skills acquired in this and other units of study taken in this semester.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week, for 8 weeks prior to commencing practical


Written assignment and reflection (25%), Client Interview (50%), Client Report (25%), assessment of competency on placement (Pass/Fail)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


EXSS5029 and EXSS5058

Additional Information

Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking placement

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.