UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SSEH5685 Work Site Health Promotion

Credit 6 points
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AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit reviews the objectives, current and future practice, and evaluation processes of work site and community health promotion programs. Psychosocial health behaviour models and strategies for health promotion are studied and applied to current health issues. It includes preparing, writing and presenting a work site health proposal. The unit assists those interested in developing work site or community programs and developing their knowledge of health promotion.
Outcomes Students are able to develop skills in critically reviewing literature, writing scientific reports, developing and implementing surveys, planning, implementing and evaluating programs, analysing data, group discussion, independent learning and group work.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a work site health proposal; (2) a written journal article; (3) an in-class tutorial presentation; and (4) in-class laboratory contributions. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Rebecca Braham
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Exercise Rehabilitation Science honours; or postgraduate study in Sport Science, Exercise and Health; or the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (50380); or the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390); or the Master of Exercise Science (52510)
Advisable prior study: SSEH2290 Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity (formerly HMES2290 Physical Activity and Health)
Incompatibility: SSEH3339 Community and Work Site Health Promotion (formerly HMES3339)
Contact hours lectures: 3 hours per week; plus project work
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5685/SEM-2/2017

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