HBS110 - Health Behaviour
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|Enrolment modes:||(B, CBD, S, W, X)|
J Broadbent (B)
|Contact hours:||3 hours (equivalent of 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week|
Note:Students are expected to have access to a computer with an internet connection to complete this unit.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
- The impact of behavioural health issues including tobacco smoking, alcohol use and abuse, healthy and disordered eating, weight management and exercise on health and chronic disease
- the influence of psychological and biopsychosocial factors and stress on health and health behaviour, and the efficacy of cognitive approaches and coping strategies in addressing these
- a critical examination of the impact of the physical environment, cultural practices and legal policies on health behaviours
- the prevention, behavioural factors and management of chronic disease including heart disease, diabetes and cancer
Weekly health behaviour journal (700 words per entry) 50%, examination covering four modules (2 hours) 50%