Exercise is Medicine
Exercise is Medicine 2023-24
School Of Human And Behavioural Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
This module will cover the following themes: Semester One: Rheumatoid Arthritis Multiple Sclerosis Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Coronary Heart Disease Cancer Introduction to Exercise Rehabilitation and Screening Patients, Exercise Testing, Exercise Prescription
Semester Two: Cardio Protective Effects of Exercise, Aging and Cardiovascular Health, Exercise and the Autonomic Nervous System, Examination of Vascular Health,
There are three assessments for this module - see assessment tab for further information.
Please note: module failure that prevents any student from passing the year will require resit assessment and attendance at Supplementary Assessment Week (exact date TBC but expected to be in July 2022).
-threshold -Most criteria are met to an adequate standard; there may be a wide range in the quality of different components -good -Most criteria are met to a good standard; some may be met to a very good standard. -excellent -Some criteria are met to an exceptionally high standard; the remainder are met to an excellent standard
- Be able to critically analyse scientific papers and reviews to determine the most appropriate exercise tests and exercise programmes for people with a variety of chronic conditions.
- Critically discuss the physiological adaptations that occur with exercise training in the human body and how this relates to a range of chronic conditions.
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and critically discuss pathophysiology, symptoms, and diagnosis of different diseases
- Plan and implement a variety of suitable exercise tests and exercise training programmes for a range of patients with chronic conditions or in those during recovery from treatment.
Clinical Practical Assessment
Assessment Two Practical Exam
Assessment One Audio PowerPoint Presentation
Assessment Three Written Assignment