The course enables students to gain an understanding of how the human body functions and provides experiences which develop students’ ability to know and apply the principles of the body in motion.
The course caters for students who intend to proceed to post secondary studies in the fields of medicine, para-medical areas, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, sports training, sports studies, teaching and other areas in applied anatomy and physiology.
The course is also designed for those who may not have vocational aspirations in this field but who have an interest in the theory and practice of Exercise Science. The content of the course is delivered through the following units of study.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
- Sports Performance and Biomechanics
- Sports Medicine and Sports Psychology