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Subject Area & Catalogue NumberCourse Name
HLTH 2006Exercise Physiology 1



Course aim

The aim of this course is to prepare students with the skills and knowledge enabling them to conduct physiological fitness testing and monitoring of athletes.

Course content

Rates and capacities of the three energy systems; biochemical basis for each energy system; how the systems can be measured using standard laboratory procedures. Focus on laboratory expertise and being able to conduct a variety of physiological tests on a range of participants; convey the results to coaches and athletes in a meaningful way. Create links between test results and subsequent exercise prescription.

Teaching method

Internal, City East
Lecture (online)1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop (on campus)7 hours x 4 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Internal, City East
Quiz 1-10%20 minutes
Quiz 2-10%20 minutes
Quiz 3-10%20 minutes
Quiz 4-20%30 minutes
Group assignment2000 words50%2 hours


EFTSL*: 0.1250
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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