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Exercise and Health Psychology

To enable students to evaluate the psychological principles associated with health, physical activity and exercise to support healthy lives and wellbeing for all.

Course Code ASHD600
Level 6
Credits 15


Evaluate motivational theories as they relate to participation in physical activity.

Evaluate physical activity theories and models of behavior change.

Analyse the psychological benefits of physical activity and its relationship to mental health.

Critique physical activity interventions and their effect on groups or individuals.