HE ED - Health Education

Offered By:
Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Below are the courses available from the HE ED subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

HE ED 110 - Introduction to Personal Health and Well-Being View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

An individual-based analysis of physical fitness and personal health and wellness. Emphasis is on planning and managing one's own lifestyle for health and well-being within the context of the current health care system. The blended format of the course will allow application of health information to personal context. Students will attend one lecture, complete online activities, and attend one seminar each week. Open to all students.


HE ED 120 - Introduction to the Biological Aspects of Fitness to Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A biological analysis of the contributions of physical activity and exercise to fitness and long term health. Emphasis is on the introduction of training principles, health related components of physical fitness, exercise and physical activity guidelines, and the application of these concepts for determination of physical fitness, individual long term health outcomes, and preventable disease. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of HE ED 120 or HE ED 220.


HE ED 221 - Population Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The course focuses on the role of physical activity and other health behaviours in the primary prevention of chronic diseases across the lifespan. An epidemiological approach will be used to examine determinants, health behaviours, health outcomes, and interventions at a population-level in Canada and around the world. Prerequisites: HE ED 110 or 220, KIN 101 and 103.


HE ED 320 - Social Dimensions of Health and Health Promotion View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of contemporary, social, political and economic factors as they affect health and well-being, with a particular focus on understanding the social determinants of health.


HE ED 321 - Psychological Dimensions of Health Promotion View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An individual-based analysis of health-related behavior and behavior change. Emphasis will be placed upon social psychological approaches to understanding and changing such health-related behaviors as physical activity involvement, dietary practices, smoking, alcohol and drug abuse within a social context.


HE ED 421 - Psychological and Behavioural Aspects of Chronic Disease Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An in-depth examination of the role of physical activity and other health behaviours in the secondary and tertiary prevention of chronic diseases. Relevant behaviour change theories and corresponding research will be used to examine health behaviour change interventions and other programs and initiatives used in the management of chronic disease. Prerequisites: HE ED 221 and 321.


HE ED 499 - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

A course designed to meet the needs of individual students. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.