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Unit of Study CEP03363 - Exercise and Musculoskeletal Health (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Demonstrate an understanding of pathophysiology associated with musculoskeletal conditions
2 Identify indications and contraindications for exercise within musculoskeletal conditions
3 Select and conduct appropriate assessments to determine the safety and efficacy of acute and chronic exercise in musculoskeletal conditions
4 Prescribe safe and effective exercise interventions to improve and/or maintain musculoskeletal health
5 Locate and evaluate evidence for lifestyle-related interventions to improve and/or maintain musculoskeletal health
6 Explain the rationale and outcomes of treatment modalities for musculoskeletal conditions.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of pathophysiology associated with musculoskeletal conditions
    • GA4:
  2. Identify indications and contraindications for exercise within musculoskeletal conditions
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. Select and conduct appropriate assessments to determine the safety and efficacy of acute and chronic exercise in musculoskeletal conditions
    • GA4:
  4. Prescribe safe and effective exercise interventions to improve and/or maintain musculoskeletal health
    • GA6:
  5. Locate and evaluate evidence for lifestyle-related interventions to improve and/or maintain musculoskeletal health
    • GA1:
  6. Explain the rationale and outcomes of treatment modalities for musculoskeletal conditions.
    • GA1:

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