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ESSC11001 Physical Activity, Fitness and Health
This course is designed so that students should be able to discuss the aetiology of lifestyle-related diseases with a focus on physical activity and exercise as a prevention and treatment strategy. It provides a basic understanding of the physiological effects of physical activity and exercise. It presents information relating to the holistic benefits of physical activity. It provides fundamental knowledge and skills associated with measurement of physical activity and exercise for the purpose of health-related research/study, the factors that influence the physical activity habits of individuals and whole populations, and the modification of physical activity habits of individuals and whole populations.
Distance education (FLEX) students will be required to have access to a computer to make frequent use of internet resources and to attend a residential school on Rockhampton campus to promote development of course learning outcomes.
Course at a glance
|Requisites:||This course has no pre/co-requisites|
|Student Contribution Band:||2|
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