Advanced Topics in Physical Activity and Brain Health (11548.1)
Please note these are the 2022 details for this unit
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Sport And Exercise Science||Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Prerequisites11545 Clinical Conditions 1 AND 11546 Clinical Conditions 2
Assumed knowledgeFrom prior units of study, students will be expected to understand optimal brain health and function, the relationship between physical health and mental health, and the role of physical activity and exercise in promoting optimal brain health across the lifespan. Students will also be expected to have basic knowledge around the current role and scope for exercise physiologists in prescribing exercise as adjunct treatment for common mental health conditions. From prior units of study, students should understand the pathophysiology of vascular disease and inflammatory states as recognised risk factors and comorbidities for conditions affecting brain health.
Availability for enrolment in 2022 is subject to change and may not be confirmed until closer to the teaching start date.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Miss Angela Douglas|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Richard Keegan|