Master’s Degree in Physical Activity and Public Health
The aim of this program is to prepare public healthpractitioners, researchers, developers and experts of health enhancing physical activity programs and projectsas well as specialists who are able to make and develop strategies and health promotion policies. The specialists will be able to manage and pursue their activities in educational, social, public and private sectors.
History, Philosophy and the Logic of Science (5 ECTS)/ Biology of Physical Activity and Conditioning (10 ECTS)/ Methodology of Community Physical Activity Promotion (5 ECTS)/ Health Policy, Strategy and Management (10 ECTS)/ Modern Public Health (10 ECTS)/ Nutrition and Food Safety (10 ECTS)/ Health Economics (10 ECTS)/ Physical Activity Epidemiology and Biostatistics (15 ECTS)/ Health Psychology (5 ECTS)/ Alternative*(5 ECTS)/ Optional module**(5 ECTS)/ MASTER THESIS (project) (30 ECTS).
*Students choose one of three modules (Modern Educational Technologies in Obesity Prevention, Healthy Ageing and Physical Activity, or Health Sociology);
**Students choose one optional module from the second cycle modules offered by the University.
Scientific knowledge and management of ideas/ Communication: social and academic integration/ Leadership and change management/ Continuous professional learning and personal development/ Evaluation and monitoring of trends and determinants in health indicators/ Populationandcommunity epidemiological research and statistical analysis/ Development, management and evaluation of preventive health promotion and physical activity enhancing program/ Health promotion policy development.
The graduates of the Physical Activity and Public Health degree program will be able to perform research, organizational, expert or managerial type of work in public institutions (public health sector, academic and educational institutions, local health departments and health care institutions) and private business structures (health and wellness centers).
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Lithuanian Sports University
Address: Sporto Str. 6
Tel.: +370 37 302 639; +370 6266 1965
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