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SR3508: CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (2017-2018)

Last modified: 23 May 2017 15:51


Course Overview

  • this course covers how exercise can be used to treat diseases and prevent recurrence;
  • covered conditions include heart disease, asthma, cancer, osteoporosis, spinal cord injury and sarcopenia (muscle ageing);
  • practical classes involving exposure to patients ensure that the course is practically relevant;
  • anatomy classes cover the human musculoskeletal and cardiovascular system and underpin the teaching of the relationship between exercise and disease

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Arimantas Lionikas

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SR3504 Sports & Exercise Science (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

In the course skeletal and heart muscle are reviewed together with diseases/injuries of these organs and the use of exercise as a treatment. Anatomical prosections are used to illustrate musculoskeletal anatomy and their association with sports injuries. Mechanisms of sarcopenia, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease are discussed together with the detailed mechanisms that explain the success of exercise interventions in the treatment of these diseases. Undergraduates attend and observe exercise therapy classes relating theory and practice.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Exercise and Health Science
  • BSc Sports & Exercise Science
  • BSc Sports Studies (Exercise and Health)
  • Bsc In Sports & Exercise Science (Bio Bus) With Ind Pla
  • Bsc In Sports Studies (Exercise & Health & Biobusiness)
  • MSci Sports & Exercise Sci with Ind Plac't
  • MSci in Exercise and Health Science with Ind'l Plac
  • MSci in Sports Studies (Exercise and Health) with Ind'l Plac
  • Msci In Sports & Exercise Science (Bio Bus) With Ind Pla
  • Msci In Sports Studies (Exercise & Health & Bio Bus) With Ip

Contact Teaching Time

66 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour essay examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). Continuous assessment comprises: anatomy tests and a problem solving exercise. Resit: 1 three-hour essay examination (70%) and previous continuous assessment (30%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

- Practical reports will be marked with written comments. - Problem solving questions will be discussed during a lecture/feedback session. - Tutorial sessions will provide feedback on course content. - Written comments will be provided on the mock exam question.

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