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SSEH5685 Work Site Health Promotion

6 points
Not available in 2021UWA (Perth)Face to face
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.
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.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (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
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390), Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety (52330), Master of Exercise Science (52510), Master of Biomedical Science (71520), Master of Health Science (71540), Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520) or Master of Work Health and Safety (74530)
Advisable prior study:
SSEH2290 Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity (formerly HMES2290 Physical Activity and Health)
SSEH3339 Community and Work Site Health Promotion (formerly HMES3339)
Contact hours
lectures: 3 hours per week; plus project work
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.