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Performance Health A PG (11496.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: UC Research Institute of Sport & Exercise

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  • Semester 2, 2020, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (196695) - View
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Syllabus

This unit is an introduction to the principles of performance health management (Population Health). Students will develop skills in the development of sequence of prevention and the socioecological models of health at individual and population levels, incorporating methodologies for understanding the impact and interaction of physical, mental and biologic stressors to human health.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Apply population health principles in performance health management;

2. Identify a relevant context; design and implement a sequence of prevention;

3. Critically analyse the socioecological models of health at individual and population levels; and

4. Evaluate and apply methodologies to determine the impact and interaction of physical, mental and biologic stressors to human health.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Interactive workshop/problem-based learning modules: 2 hours per week. Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities: 6 hours total.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

This unit is only available to students enrolled in HLM201 Master of Applied Clinical Epidemiology (Sport).

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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