Health and Fitness 4

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Health and Fitness 4

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The purpose of this module is to increase the effectiveness of sport and exercise scientists in facilitating (i) physical activity adoption and/or maintenance through a brief intervention, and (ii) design of a training programme for sport based on scientific evidence.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. understand adherence issues in physical activity
    2. use theoretical models of behaviour change to advise individuals on modifying their physical activity behaviour
    3. carry out a full exercise consultation
    4. incorporate what they have learned into their work practice
    5. detail the theory relating to a needs analysis, physiological testing, injury prevention and physical training for a chosen sport
    6. demonstrate effectiveness in working as part of a group

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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.