Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Contemporary Youth Health IssuesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400894.3

Discipline: SPORT AND RECREATION NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicki Taylor


Incompatible Units
400280 - Sexuality, 400791 - Introduction to Drug Use in Society

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4659 Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE), 4549 Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE), 4741 Bachelor of Sport Development, 4742 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary), 4747 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education), 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Nicki Taylor  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
The unit explores contemporary health issues related to young people. Students will examine a range of topics from a multidisciplinary approach, which include the social, cultural, political and biological factors that influence and construct young people’s lives and health. Students will explore pathogenic and salutogenic approaches to understanding and promoting young people’s health. When considering and analysing the influences and contexts, students will be able to gather resources and develop diverse meaningful strategies that will assist young people to promote health practices.


Courses
4659.4Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
6001.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
6001.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT




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