After completing this module, participants should be able to:
• Demonstrate an awareness of the links between physical activity and each mental health condition (Depression – Anxiety disorders – Bipolar affective disorder – Schizophrenia and other psychoses – Dementia – Developmental disorders – Substance use disorders).
• Understand how physical activity and exercise are important parts of management for patients with each mental health condition.
• Recommend physical activity and exercise to patients with different mental health conditions
TEACHING & LEARNING STRATEGIES
Lessons: 16 h
Private study: 12 h
Micro-teaching exercises: 2 h
UNIT 1: Physical Αctivity/Exercise and Mental Health
UNIT 2: Physical Activity/Exercise and Depression: Theory and Practice
UNIT 3: Physical Activity/Exercise and Anxiety Disorders: Theory and Practice
UNIT 4: Physical Activity/Exercise, Schizophrenia and other Psychoses: Theory and Practice
UNIT 5: Physical Activity/Exercise and Cognitive Functioning (Dementia): Theory and Practice
UNIT 6: Physical Activity/Exercise and Substances/Eating Disorders: Theory and Practice