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
BACH1161
Introductory Behavioural Health Sciences
6    N BACH1132, HSBH1003, BACH1134
Semester 1
BIOS1167
Human Cell Biology
6    N BIOS1161, BIOS1156, BIOS1126, HSBM1001, BIOS1130
Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1136, BIOS1159, BIOS5090
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1032
Fundamentals of Exercise Science
6      Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
N BIOS1144, BIOS1139, BIOS1160
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BIOS1133, BIOS1127, BMED2403, PHSI2006, BIOS2099, PHSI2005, BIOS1155, BIOS2098
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 (first offered 2015)

Semester 1
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137, BIOS2103
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS2018
Biomechanical Analysis of Movement
6    P EXSS1018
Semester 1
EXSS2028
Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry
6    A BIOS1167, EXSS1032
N EXSS2017, 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 (last offered 2015)

Semester 1
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning
6    A BIOS1171
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS3024
Exercise, Health and Disease
6    A EXSS3023 and either EXSS2022 or EXSS2027
Semester 1
EXSS3049
Sport and Exercise Psychology
6    P BACH1161
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 Either both 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, EXSS2028, EXSS3023
Semester 2
One Elective [6] (see elective list below)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4 (last offered 2016)

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

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive June
EXSS4010
Case Studies 1 Clinical Exercise Science
6    A EXSS3037, 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 prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive July
Intensive June
EXSS4012
Clinical Placement 3
6    P EXSS4007

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive July
Semester 2b
EXSS4013
Clinical Placement 4
6    P EXSS4007


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive November
Semester 2b
EXSS4014
Case Studies 2 Clinical Exercise Science
6    A EXSS3037, EXSS3050
P EXSS4010
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.
Year 3 Semester 2
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
EXSS3051
Projects in Exercise and Sport Science
6    A BIOS1168, BIOS1169, EXSS1018, EXSS1032, EXSS2022, EXSS2025, EXSS2028
P HSBH1007 OR HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 4 Semester 1
EXSS4009
Clinical Exercise Practice
6      Semester 1
HSBH3014
Workplace Injury Prevention/Management
6    P BIOS1168, 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