Occupational Assessment and Rehabilitation
10 cp Prerequisites: EXSC634 Musculoskeletal Analysis, Prescription and Rehabilitation Teaching Organisation: 150 hours of focused learning.
The professional standards for Accredited Exercise Physiologists incorporate elements of workplace rehabilitation and functional capacity assessment to perform work related tasks. Functional movement capacity is limited by the mechanical characteristics and structures of the human body, as well as the design characteristics of facilities and equipment in work, sport, exercise, and everyday life. This unit provides knowledge of and develops skills in Occupational Rehabilitation, including ergonomic principles as well as assessment and analysis within the workplace and other environments. The aim of this unit is to extend the student's knowledge and skill base of exercise prescription to manage return to work programs and deliver workplace and functional capacity assessments.