|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
This subject seeks to provide students with a conceptual and theoretical foundation for studying the role of lifestyle and social factors such as nutrition, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, sleep, mental wellbeing and stress management, tobacco and substance dependence, social connection, social media, connection with the natural world, social determinants and, when applicable, associated technology in influencing the incidence and understanding of physical and mental health and illness. Topics covered include lifestyle and social determinants of health and illness, evidence and biomedical basis for the role of these lifestyle factors in chronic physical and mental disease prevention and treatment, the sociopolitical, industrial and environmental influencers and determinants and the role of self-care.
|Study Period 1, External|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2022|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Sam Manger.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||Online - JCU|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.