SPRT 2002 Exercise Testing and Measurement
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 401150
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School Health Sciences
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject
Co-requisite(s) SPRT 1001
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in 4658 - Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science).
- Identify or apply the correct test based on demographics, risk assessment, and health guidelines
- Apply measurement accuracy concepts to exercise testing and measurement
- Evaluate the feasibility of different tests according to environmental conditions and client characteristics
- Demonstrate basic data processing and analytical techniques
- Visualise data with consideration for measurement accuracy
- Appropriately interpret results with respect to established normative data and measurement considerations
- Communicate test results and their implications to hypothetical client scenarios
- Introduction to performance analysis and monitoring
- Pre-testing criteria considerations and influence on test outcomes
- Test administration, professional conduct, ethical behaviour and procedures during testing
- Practical considerations and application of scientific rationale to inform test selection
- Visualisation, analysis and reporting of data
- Evaluation and interpretation of data
- Introduction to a range of physical and physiological assessments with the ESSA scope of practice
Prior to enrolling in this subject, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement. Students must also have submitted a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Students must hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Refer to the Special Requirements website for more information.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Final Exam: Includes MCQ, short answer and case study||2 hours||50||Y||Individual|
|Professional Task: Reports x 2 (10% each)||1-page structured, analytical account of load monitoring exercise and notational analysis exercise; and a 2 minute explanation (given to tutor as you would to a coach or client) of each account.||20||N||Individual|
|Essay: Literature Review||1,500 words inclusive of: a) an overview of the load monitoring literature; and b) a detailed literature review on the load monitoring too of your choice.||30||N||Individual|
2022 Semester 1
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