Course Description

Course Name

Exercise and Health

Session: VLNF3421

Hours & Credits

10 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Prerequisite(s): SES020N241S/SES020N243Y

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

Assessment: to be confirmed
Increasingly, the importance of general health and well being is a matter not only of personal interest and importance, but also of communities, Governments and World Health leaders. This module focuses on the increasing role of physical activity and exercise to both psychological and physiological health. It aims to introduce the student to different aspects of physiological and psychological illness, and to examine ways in which exercise and physical activity can be used to alleviate and prevent these illnesses. In addition, the module addresses the issue of ?dis-ease? and considers what the parameters of health are. Exercise and physical activity promotion and prescription will be considered for a wide range of the population, and a variety of topics will be addressed.

*Course content subject to change