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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1044

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
157781

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

Provide students with foundational knowledge of population-level interventions to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour.

Course content

Current trends in physical activity and sedentary behaviour; aetiological, epidemiological and potential mechanistic relationships between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and non-communicable diseases (NCD's); current physical activity guidelines and the evidence base; types, parameters and evaluation of current population-level interventions; situating population-level interventions in the context of the Australian health system.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture Online 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks
Online Activities 12 hours x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Quiz - 30% 1 hour
Group assignment 3000 words 30% -
Examination - 30% 2 hours
Participation - 10% Ongoing

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

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