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.

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To take advantage of this opportunity students will need to be enrolled in the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. 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 to receive their FITBIT®

Location: Online

Semester 1:
27th February 2017

Applications close:
06th March 2016

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

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