SPCO209-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)

Exercise Physiology

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course is designed to develop each student’s knowledge and skills in relation to the theory and practice of exercise physiology. The lecture sessions will cover, in detail, the energy systems as they underpin health and performance. The laboratory sessions will provide students with the knowledge, time and opportunity to develop hands-on practical skills for fitness assessments both in the field and laboratory – essential for every exercise physiologist. In addition students will gain experience and skills in reading and critiquing research papers, analysing data using statistics as well as writing research papers.



SPCO206, TEPE203, TEPE103

Course Coordinator

Nick Draper


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
In class assessment 04 Jun 2021 30% Attendance to all sessions is required for this class and assignments will be set each week to assess this course component. Requirements will involve a variety of in class and assigned activities to support learning for the class.
Laboratory report 30 Apr 2021 30% Students collect and then analyse lab data. Students then incorporate new knowledge from class and their own research into discussion regarding the meaning of their results. This will be due by 5pm.
Practical assessment portfolio 04 Jun 2021 40% Students to learn and undertake assessment for a range of exercise physiology tests, along with providing a description of each test, a rationale for its use and a protocol and range of tests that might be used as alternatives.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SPCO209 Occurrences

  • SPCO209-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021
  • SPCO209-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)