Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) – BPASEXPH1000

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BPASEXPH-01: Pass course; full-time, 4 years

Year 1

Semester 1
BIOS1167
Foundations of Biomedical Science
6    N BIOS1126 or BIOS1130 or BIOS1156 or BIOS1161 or HSBM1001
Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1136 or BIOS1159 or BIOS5090


Semester 1 Unit Coordinator is A/Prof Leslie Nicholson, Semester 2 unit coordinator is Dr Bronwen Ackermann
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1032
Fundamentals of Exercise Science
6      Semester 1
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1130 or BACH1132 or BACH1133 or BACH1134 or BACH1161
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
N BIOS1139 or BIOS1144 or BIOS1160
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BIOS1127 or BIOS1133 or BIOS2098 or BIOS2099 or BMED2403 or PHSI2005 or PHSI2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1029
Muscle Mechanics and Training
6      Semester 2
EXSS1018
Biomechanics of Human Movement
6    A HSC Mathematics
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137 or BIOS2103


Semester 1 coordinator is Dr Jin Huang, Semester 2 coordinator is Dr Alan Freeman
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS2018
Biomechanical Analysis of Movement
6    P EXSS1018
Semester 1
EXSS2028
Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry
6    A BIOS1167 and EXSS1032
N EXSS2017 or EXSS2019
Semester 1
EXSS2029
Practice in Clinical Exercise Physiology
6      Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS2021
Nutrition, Health and Performance
6    P EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS2022
Exercise Physiology-Training Adaptations
6    P EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS2026
Growth, Development and Ageing
6      Semester 2
EXSS3023
Exercise Testing and Prescription
6    A EXSS2027 or EXSS2028
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3

Semester 1
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning
6    A BIOS1171
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS3024
Exercise, Health and Disease
6    A EXSS3023 and (EXSS2022 or EXSS2027)
Semester 1
EXSS3049
Sport and Exercise Psychology
6    P BACH1161 or HSBH1003
Semester 1
EXSS3052
Practicum with Low Risk Clients
6    P EXSS3023
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS3027
Exercise and Rehabilitation
6    A (EXSS2028 and EXSS2022) or EXSS2027
P EXSS3024
Semester 2
EXSS3037
Exercise Pharmacology and Immunology
6    P BIOS1170 and EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS3050
Exercise Across the Lifespan
6    P EXSS2022 and EXSS2028 and EXSS3023
Semester 2
HSBH1007
Health Science and Research
6    N HSBH2007
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4

Semester 1
EXSS4007
Clinical Placement 1
6    P EXSS3024 and EXSS3027 and (EXSS3045 or EXSS3052)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2b
EXSS4010
Case Studies 1 Clinical Exercise Science
6    A EXSS3037 and EXSS3050


Classes for this unit of study commence in Week -1
Semester 1
Two Electives [12] (see elective list below)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS4011
Clinical Placement 2
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2b
EXSS4012
Clinical Placement 3
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2
Semester 2b
EXSS4013
Clinical Placement 4
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive November
Intensive October
Semester 2b
EXSS4014
Case Studies 2 Clinical Exercise Science
6    A EXSS3037 and EXSS3050
P EXSS4010
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) Honours

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Route code: BPASEXPH1HON: Honours course; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 and 2

As per Pass course

Year 3

Semester 1
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning
6    A BIOS1171
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS3024
Exercise, Health and Disease
6    A EXSS3023 and (EXSS2022 or EXSS2027)
Semester 1
EXSS3049
Sport and Exercise Psychology
6    P BACH1161 or HSBH1003
Semester 1
EXSS3052
Practicum with Low Risk Clients
6    P EXSS3023
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS3027
Exercise and Rehabilitation
6    A (EXSS2028 and EXSS2022) or EXSS2027
P EXSS3024
Semester 2
EXSS3037
Exercise Pharmacology and Immunology
6    P BIOS1170 and EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS3050
Exercise Across the Lifespan
6    P EXSS2022 and EXSS2028 and EXSS3023
Semester 2
BHSC3021
Honours A: Research Design
6      Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4 (first offered 2017)

Semester 1
EXSS4007
Clinical Placement 1
6    P EXSS3024 and EXSS3027 and (EXSS3045 or EXSS3052)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2b
EXSS4010
Case Studies 1 Clinical Exercise Science
6    A EXSS3037 and EXSS3050


Classes for this unit of study commence in Week -1
Semester 1
EXSS4011
Clinical Placement 2
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2b
BHSC4012
Honours B: Applied Research Skills
6    P BHSC3021
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS4012
Clinical Placement 3
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2
Semester 2b
EXSS4013
Clinical Placement 4
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive November
Intensive October
Semester 2b
EXSS4014
Case Studies 2 Clinical Exercise Science
6    A EXSS3037 and EXSS3050
P EXSS4010
Semester 2
BHSC4013
Honours C: Research Project
6    P BHSC4012
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Exercise Physiology electives

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Notes
Availability of electives may vary from year to year. Subject to approval of relevant head of academic unit, elective units of study may be taken from within or outside the Faculty.
HSBH3014
Workplace Injury Prevention/Management
6    P BIOS1168 and EXSS1018


Bachelor of Health Sciences students must have completed 24 credit points of HSBH junior units for enrolment into this unit. All other students must have completed 48 credit points.
Semester 1
HSBH2008
Physical Activity and Population Health
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
HSBH3021
Environmental Stress and Physiological Strain
6    P EXSS1032 or EXSS2027 or BIOS1170
Semester 1
BIOS3065
Anatomical Analysis of Exercise
6    P BIOS1168 and BIOS1169
Semester 2
EXSS3040
Physiological Testing and Training
6    P EXSS2022
Semester 2
EXSS3041
Management, Marketing and the Law
6      Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Semester 1
Semester 2