Life-style, Recreation, Exercise: Life-Style and Recreation
During this course, students will be able to become acquainted with the holistic concept of health, the basic elements of healthy lifestyle, and the major models in connection with health behaviour and their practical applications. The focus of the course is to allow students to gain practical skills; the aim is to enable students to identify the difficulties in health behaviour change and to give help during behaviour change. Some of the necessary and practical skills will be acquired.
The basic elements of lifestyle the course deals with are the following: physical exercise, diet, stress management, smoking cessation, and alcohol-related problems. Existing health education programs will also be discussed.
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