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Unit of study_

Physiotherapy in Sport and Recreation - PHTY4226

Year - 2018

The aim of this unit of study is for participants to apply the knowledge, skills and reasoning gained during coursework and clinical practica to sport and recreational activities. Participants will integrate this knowledge with advanced instruction in the biomechanics and physiology of sports activities to design injury prevention/screening programs for participants in recreational activities, to develop injury management programs for all recreation groups to facilitate their return to sport and to plan and implement activity modification programs for those who are unable to participate in standard recreational activities. The relationship of public health issues, e.g., osteoporosis and childhood obesity, to recreation will also be explored.

Classes
4x1hr lec/wk for 6 weeks, 1x2hr tut-prac/wk for 6 weeks

Assessment
seminar presentation (30%), 2hr written exam (70%)

Textbooks
Brukner P and Khan K (2012): Clinical Sports Medicine (4th Ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill

Pre-requisites

PHTY4221

Co-requisites

PHTY4225

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Marnee McKay
HECS Band: 2
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