Lifestyle, Health and Disease - GENM0804

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Medical Sciences

Course Outline: GENM0804 Course outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 8

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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The focus of this course is on lifestyle factors that affect physical and mental health. The course will examine the positive effects of a healthy lifestyle on diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and depression. The content is particularly suited to students who are interested in assessing their own lifestyle and making healthy changes. In laboratory sessions each student will assess his or her own health and lifestyle and then as a course assignment develop a personalised lifestyle improvement plan. A visit to the Museum of Human Disease is included as a tutorial activity.
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This course will only have face to face teaching in November/December and will have an assignment due in January.

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