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Learning Opportunity: Physical Activity and Lifestyle

Physical Activity and Lifestyle

Course Information

Learning outcomes:
Is able to independently organize and plan their own work and of others, critically analyse and organize their professional and personal development, demonstrates the desire to improve.
Works on the basis of autonomous self-determination and responsibility, without external supervision. Based on the latest research findings, is able to apply innovative solutions in their work
Has a personal position on professional issues, contributes to the development of the profession at the national and international levels
Knows his/her strengths and weaknesses, the system of values, is open to receiving feedback and is able to provide it
Is able to effectively learn and formulate learning objectives, is proactive and fully motivated to
Is able to see the problems as challenges, to think broadly, not following well-established problem solution "clichés"
Is able to demonstrate creativity, experiment and apply innovative solutions
Is able to recognize and apply basic communication skills, to communicate in writing and orally with the target audience, to listen actively and to share knowledge
Working with other professionals demonstrates a collegial approach, is able to organize discussions, propose innovative ideas, contribute to the organization of activities, choose an effective communication method, establish and maintain effective social relationships
Is able to demonstrate personal leadership and manage a team to achieve common goals, use of situational leadership style, think and act in a win-win situation for synergic value, inspire and motivate team members, be empathic for individual and group activities, be ethical
Is able to distinguish between internal and external influences, is able to find opportunities to find the right people and exchange information, to include others into organizational activities
Knows the aspects of the recent developments of human society and lifestyle, career issues both nationally and internationally, is able to understand and be tolerant to ethnic and cultural differences
Is able to describe the basic laws of philosophy, global economic, political frameworks, national and world history, physical education, biomedical ethics and understand the patterns of cognitive limitations
for testing physical fitness, physical activity, lifestyle, etc. of an individual or a group
Is able to critically evaluate the previous research results in the selected area (personal lifestyle, health, behaviour, physical activity and physical fitness testing, etc.).

Is able to demonstrate innovative, creative science-based decision making in solving practical tasks and an understanding social responsibility for the use of knowledge in decision-making
Is able to monitor an individual’s behaviour in a structured and objective manner, using valid methods
Knows the basic principles of biomedical and social research ethics
Based on the latest scientific knowledge, is able to guarantee the personal safety while testing persons of different ages and health conditions
Is able to apply valid methods and instruments
Knows the basic health education and enhancing theories, understands the basic theoretical provisions
Knows and is able to comply with health education ethics
Is able to identify the needs of the person or group of different age or state of health, to summarize the information received, provide the necessary support or direct for the targeted help.
Is able to develop and maintain a professional relationship with the client, identify change steps in customer’s behaviour, monitor the conduct change processes
Is able to determine the personality type, the phase of readiness to change of a group, effectively apply behavioural theoretical models in the intervention programmes for individuals and groups
Develops a plan for a health education session (programme), instruct verbally and visually
Applies active teaching methods and basic principles of modern didactics
Is able to ensure the safety of customers during the consultation and physical activity session
Is able to monitor, identify and assess individual or group behavioural change process and its effectiveness
Knows the scientific terminology, is able to distinguish, find, analyse, systematize the latest scientific information
Is able to conform to ethical research, applying quantitative and qualitative research methods as well as modern methods of statistical analysis
Is able to plan and carry out simple research
Is able to critically evaluate and analyse research data
Is able to analyse research data, evaluate and present it orally and in writing to professional or other community
Based on the research carried out, is able to prepare a report for the conference and / or research article

Based on the latest scientific information, is able to search and find innovative methods in the areas of health-enhancing physical activity and behavioural changes
Is able to develop evidence-based and innovative health-enhancing physical activity, health education programmes
Is able to apply innovative methods in the areas of personal counselling and health-enhancing physical activity
Is able to create group or community projects promoting lifestyle changes and implement them
Is capable of accepting multifunctional solutions and work with employers in the development of health promoting physical activity and health promotion projects for various organizations
Is able to develop strategic plans, create a vision and mission, start their own business and effectively run it
Is able to carry out a market analysis
Is able to manage the risk, financial, human resources, cultural and organizational changes
Understands the political processes, is able to identify the political sources, obstacles and focus groups, develop policy goals and the priorities for action, and predict
Understands the social and cultural context, socio-economic and macro-environmental factors
Is able to monitor and assess the person’s lifestyle and physical activity-related political processes, the outcomes of the political processes,
Is capable of providing guidance to decision-makers at the political level
Is able to distinguish between the achievements of sport and health-enhancing physical activity concepts in health policy
Is able to apply the strategy of physical education, school sport and club sport links (PESSCL)
Is able to understand biomedical physical activity mechanisms, test and evaluate physical condition and physical fitness, establish individual or group physical activity
Is able to determine the risk of physical activity, understand the basic physical workload prescription and control principles for people of all ages and health conditions
Is able to apply the principles physical workload prescription for people of all ages and health conditions
Is able to effectively motivate individuals or groups for physical activity, identify their needs and provide advice on issues physical activity.

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Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Secondary



Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Lithuanian Sports University
Provider Type: 
Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-37-302621 Provider email: lsu@lsu.lt Provider URL: http://www.lsu.lt

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor of Sports
Awarding body:

Lithuanian Sports University

Awarding body contact info:

Provider phone number: +370-37-302621 Provider email: lsu@lsu.lt Provider URL: http://www.lsu.lt

Course Locations

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Course address:

Sporto g. 6, Kaunas