Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MSc/PGDip Sports and Exercise Medicine and MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Medicine students
|Full Year||Assessed by end of Designated Period|
Summary of Content: The module will cover the current public health issues relating to physical activity (and physical inactivity) with health and disease from an epidemiological perspective, globally, with respect to prevention and treatment
Teaching takes place in formal lectures and in small group format.
Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
20-minute introductory lecture 7 x 2-hour lectures 1 x 2-hour systematic review session 1 x 2 hour formative session 82 hours self-directed study
Method of Assessment:
|Assignment||100||2,000-3,000 words completed systematic review|
Professor M O'Hanlon
Education Aims: To provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the relationship between physical activity and health. In the current climate this is of the utmost importance. The current thinking of exercise as a form of health promotion and illness treatment will be explored. The epidemiology of disease and exercise behaviour will be explored along with the understanding of the changing population demographics.
Knowledge and Understanding:
Offering School: Medicine
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