Faculty of Health

Technology for Healthy Living


"That which is measured, improves."

Technologies such as smartphones, activity monitors and video games provide an avenue for people to enhance, measure, understand and alter their daily activities to live a healthier lifestyle with reduced risk of disease. Foundations of Technology for Healthy Living provides a unique opportunity to learn about a range of different technologies and how they can be used to achieve the best health outcomes.


Unit Objectives

In this unit we will provide students with the knowledge needed to apply technology solutions to measure daily activity, to understand these measures in the context of health guidelines and how game-based activities can be used to change behaviours.


icon-PC Online: Foundations of Technology for Healthy Living is a fully online unit, designed to help you monitor your activities to live a healthier lifestyle.


icon-walking FITBITĀ® provided#: A FITBITĀ® will be provided as part of your participation in this unit's learning activities (#conditions apply).


icon-PC Study without fees* (conditions apply): HECS Scholarships available for all domestic students in 2016/2017 - when studying Technology for Healthy Living within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. You will not incur a tuition fee or debt. The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is also exempted.


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Associate Degree in Health and Community Care

This unit is offered within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care at the University of Tasmania. The Associate Degree in Health and Community Care is a flexible, interdisciplinary course that allows students to design their own study plan by choosing a combination of units based upon personal preference and career goals. Part- or full-time study modes are available. After completing Technology for Healthy Living, the opportunity exists to undertake further units within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care.

#Participants must remain in the course until after census date (August 10th) to receive their FITBIT®

*For full terms and conditions please view the Fees and Scholarships page



Location: Online

Commences:
Semester 2:
11th July 2016

Applications close:
22nd Jul 2016

General Enquiries: Health.Science@utas.edu.au
(03) 6226 4757

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