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.


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.


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Location: Online

Commences:
Semester 2:
11th July 2016

General Enquiries: course.info@utas.edu.au

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.


This unit forms part of the Diploma of University Studies (Health Science). After completing Foundations of Technology for Healthy Living, the opportunity exists to undertake further units within the Diploma of University Studies (Health Science).

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

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