SPX401B Advanced Professional Experience for Exercise Science

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SPX401B Advanced Professional Experience for Exercise Science


This course provides you with an advanced level of supervised professional experience in two or more clinical settings. You will undertake a total of 360 hours of work placement engaging in a range of activities relevant to the AEP professional standards including activities to demonstrate attainment of competency as an entry level practitioner in exercise assessment, prescription and delivery as demonstrated through effective assessment methods. Pathology Domains will include cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, metabolic, cancer, kidney, mental health, neurological, and respiratory/pulmonary.These courses are completed off-campus at clinical placement sites. Selection of suitable placement sites will be negotiated with the course co-ordinator and placement co-ordinator. During placements you will retain contact with USC supervisors via two forms of communication eg telephone, email, Blackboard, or Skype. To facilitate off campus completion of placements, it is generally expected that no face-to-face lectures will be scheduled for Year 4 students during semesters 1 and 2 except for a lecture in sem 1 Oweek and week 13 sem 2. All face-to-face courses at SPX4XX level are delivered as intensives. The course is delivered across two semesters: Semester 1: SPX401A, SPX401B Semester 2: SPX401C, SPX401D.

Other information

SPX300, SPX301 and SPX302 and permission required for enrolment – please contact the Course Coordinator.
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SPX401B Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 208KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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