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Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Exercise Physiology La Trobe University

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Ranked #14 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
4 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This degree delivers you a postgraduate qualification that combines the study of human movement with an understanding of how exercise is used for rehabilitation, disease management and injury prevention.

From an exercise science perspective, you'll investigate motor control, exercise physiology, biomechanics and anatomy. You'll gain an understanding of how to modify health behaviours in the community and how exercise programs can be used to optimise performance. You'll also learn how to work with groups such as the elderly, people with disabilities and athletes undergoing rehabilitation.

You'll explore how exercise is used to promote health and well-being, including the preventative and rehabilitative benefits of exercise for those with chronic illnesses or serious injuries.

You'll gain hands-on experience through at least 500 hours of clinical placement.

Your clinical placements will teach you to develop and implement exercise,...

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Accredited Exercise physiologists are specialists who use exercise interventions to condition clients for optimal health/performance and to treat patients with,...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Exercise Physiology La Trobe University based on 1 review
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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The classes are really hands on and the teachers are very knowledgeable. You really get the feel for the career you’re going into from the staff, and get to work with many professionals already in the course

Negatives: Some of the work is pretty full on. The workload from year 1-2 is a huge increase and is reall...

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