Exercise and Health

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Exercise and Health

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Exercise Science, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite(s): SES020N241S/SES020N243Y

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Assessment: to be confirmed
    Increasingly, the importance of general health and well being is a matter not only of personal interest and importance, but also of communities, Governments and World Health leaders. This module focuses on the increasing role of physical activity and exercise to both psychological and physiological health. It aims to introduce the student to different aspects of physiological and psychological illness, and to examine ways in which exercise and physical activity can be used to alleviate and prevent these illnesses. In addition, the module addresses the issue of ?dis-ease? and considers what the parameters of health are. Exercise and physical activity promotion and prescription will be considered for a wide range of the population, and a variety of topics will be addressed.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work; others help us improve the user experience. By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies.

Read our Privacy Policy to learn more.