Healthy Lifestyles and Exercise
Instance: 2021/2022 - 2S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
|Theoretical and practical :
Provide students the theoretical foundations on the determinants of physical activity and its interaction with health.
Learning outcomes and competences
-Knowledge use on practical situations/field interventios
Contents: General approach to the determinants of physical activity
1. Determinants of physical activity
2. personal Factors
3. social factors
4. environmental Factors
-Public and Private Spaces / accessibility
Influence of peers
Contents: Models and Methods of Evaluation and intervention in the Promotion of Physical Activity
1. Methods for assessing physical activity
2 - Models of intervention in promoting physical activity
- Theories of health promotion and physical activity: individual theories, interpersonal theories and models of community intervention.
- Strategies for the promotion of individual activity
- Context of Community
- Ecological Perspective ty
- Planning, and evaluation of interventions implementation
Santos et al; BMC Public Health. 13 (1):584. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-584. 2013., BMC Public Health. 13 (1):584. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-584. 2013.
Marques et al; Response of bone mineral density, inflammatory cytokines, and biochemical bone markers to a 32-week combined loading exercise program in older men and women, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 57(2):226-233., 2013
Kohl III, Harol W. (Bill); Foundations of physical activity and public health
. ISBN: 978-0-7360-8710-0 (there is none)
Comments from the literature
There is no specific bibliography. It is mentioned and suggested during the seminar presentations
Teaching methods and learning activities
Distributed evaluation without final exam
Amount of time allocated to each course unit
|Elaboração de relatório/dissertação/tese
|Frequência das aulas
Eligibility for exams
Calculation formula of final grade
Assessment of written work along with oral presentation and defense.
Examinations or Special Assignments
Individual work more article of critical analysis of literature.