Professional Practice 2 (EXSS5061)


This unit of study will develop more advanced skills related to exercise physiology professional practice and service delivery. As part of this unit, students will apply evidence-based clinical decision making. Students will design and implement a Physical Activity behaviour change program. Students will critically evaluate the effectiveness of physical activity programs seeking to address issues of injustice and/or inequality. Students will also undertake a clinical placement, and will be able to develop skills acquired in this and other units of study, including client assessment and design and implementation of an exercise management plan.

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Further unit of study information


2-3-hours lecture/tutorial /week


Evidence-based practice report (2 pages) (25%), Sport for Development assignment (Group Presentation) (25%), behaviour change assignment (Group Presentation) (50%), assessment of competency on placement (pass/fail)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules



Assumed knowledge

EXSS5029 and EXSS5058



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.