Physical Activity and Health, Minor

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0257

Previous code: SM4007.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Physical Activity and Health minor offers an introduction to knowledge and skills associated with the use of physical activity as a means of promoting health. Students will further develop in areas associated with physical activity, exercise, nutrition, outdoor recreation, games for diverse groups and sport and exercise psychology. The minor is recommended as complementary study for students in the 4656 Bachelor of Health Science. Subjects are taken from the Health and Physical Education program and as such students will be expected to travel to Penrith campus for some subjects.


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Minor Structure

Subject Title Credit Points
Select four of the following:40
Introduction to Physical Cultural Studies
Outdoor Recreation
PDHPE: Games for Diverse Groups
Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Total Credit Points40