HSE316 - Physical Activity and Population Health

Year: 2020 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Jill Hnatiuk

Warrnambool: Shannon Sahlqvist


HSE111 or HSE203



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar per week


HSE316 explores the benefits of physical activity from an epidemiological perspective. Students apply critical thinking skills to understand the roles physical activity and sedentary behaviour (e.g., sitting) play in preventing chronic disease. Contemporary issues are explored, in particular in relation to promoting physical activity. This unit is taught over a series of interactive seminars.

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