Designing Effective Interventions for Performance Health PG (11923.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Uc Research Institute Of Sport & Exercise||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply principles of development of health promotion programs;
2. Select and incorporate clinical epidemiological frameworks in intervention program design; and
3. Design, implement and reflectively evaluate a health prevention intervention in a target population.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - apply their knowledge to working with Indigenous Australians in socially just ways
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - communicate and engage with Indigenous Australians in ethical and culturally respectful ways
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - use Indigenous histories and traditional ecological knowledge to develop and augment understanding of their discipline
Prerequisites11922 Fundamentals of Performance Health G
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Dr Jeremy Witchalls|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||Online||Dr Jeremy Witchalls|
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8. Stern BD, Hegedus EJ, Lai Y-C. Injury prediction as a non-linear system. Phys Ther Sport. 2020; 41:43-48.
9. Whalan M, Lovell R, McCunn R, Sampson JA. The incidence and burden of time loss injury in Australian men's sub-elite football (soccer): a single season prospective cohort study. J Sci MEd Sport. 2019; 22(1):42-47.
10. Organization WH. Health Services: Well chosen, well organized. World Health Report2000:47.
This unit includes two two-day intensive blocks of classes, on dates as indicated int he timetable. Attendance is expected for the duration of these two blocks.
Required IT skills
Normal IT skills and the ability to access online content and online meetings are expected.
Work placement, internships or practicums