Exercise and Health Management
Vestfold - Full time
- Progression: Full time
- Campus: Vestfold
- Teaching model: Campus
- Charge: No tuition fee.
- Study level: Exchange programmes, bachelor level
- Credits: 30
- Closing dates: 15.04.2020
- Start up: Fall 2020
- Teaching Language: English
- Semesters: 1
Why study Exercise and Health Management?
This program is a full time study programme and focus on benefits gained from being physically active in a life span cycle. Experiences from using physical activity as a tool to improve health in different Norwegian health and fitness contexts and in the work place will be covered. In addition, the courses will draw upon experiences from health promotive work carried out in different sports contexts to obtain better health in society.
What you will learn
The content is related to different group’s needs of managing and changing life style and using physical activity as a tool to regain or contribute to improve health. Project management development and apprenticeship is a central learning method used to gain increased knowledge on the Norwegian health system and work life and social laws regulating health and sick leave. Most common health issues among employees will be addressed. Adapting physical activity for disabled or groups with different needs and experiences with physical activity in prisons will also be focused. Practical sessions covering aqua-fitness, climbing, outdoor activities and yoga are some examples of classes given in these modules. Finally, theoretical fundaments of communication and motivation will be covered in connection with the courses. The courses will be a combination of practical and theoretical work.
The program may be included as part of a program in Sports, PA or health promotion. 30 ECTS.
A course plan will give you a description of the academic content of the course and your learning outcome. You will find reading lists and relevant information on how each course is taught.
Admission requirementsThe programme is open to international exchange students studying at one of USN's bilateral partner institutions. Exchange students must have completed at least 60 ECTS or equivalent within the relevant study field, and be officially nominated by their home institution, to enroll. Admission to the programme requires a good command of the English language, both spoken and written. An English proficiency equivalent to B2 (Cambridge) level is recommended.
Target groups are students from nursing, physiotherapy, rehabilitation therapy, social workers, PE teacher students or sports students.