The Vision of Active Launceston is to improve the health and wellbeing of the Launceston Community through physical activity.
Move Well Eat Well is managed by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, with the cooperation and support of a range of partner organisations and services.
Move Well Eat Well promotes a healthier Tasmania in which children can enjoy healthy eating and physical activity every day. It contributes to a healthy lifestyle and to the prevention of a range of chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, some cancers and dental decay.
The Move Well Eat Well Award is available to Tasmanian early childhood services and primary schools. Schools and services are supported to meet key criteria which reinforce healthy eating and promote physical activity.
The Move Well Eat Well Award Program is a comprehensive, straightforward guide to creating a healthier environment for children. INFO: http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/mwew/about
SPORTING SCHOOLS IS AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST SCHOOL-BASED SPORTS PARTICIPATION PROGRAM TO HELP CHILDREN FOSTER A LIFELONG INTEREST IN SPORT.
After kicking off in July 2015, Sporting Schools brings together schools and sports to help get Aussie children active in their local communities. Sporting Schools is open to all Australian primary schools, and with quality programs developed by over 30 national sporting organisations, it offers a fun and supportive environment for children and coaches.
Sporting Schools aims to: connect 860,000 children with NSO endorsed sporting opportunities,
increase children’s participation in sport and
nurture children’s lifelong love of sport.
MORE INFO: https://www.sportingschools.gov.au/
The Faculty of Health is focused on transforming healthcare. We achieve this through research outcomes that benefit the community and through delivering courses and education that are informed by our research. This means that, as a student in the Faculty of Health you will be learning contemporary healthcare and health science skills that are applicable to today’s health and workforce needs.
We offer our Undergraduate degrees by distance or face-to-face at one of our campus locations. We have campuses in Sandy Bay, Hobart, Launceston and the Cradle Coast in Tasmania, as well as Rozelle and Darlinghurst in New South Wales.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science,
Bachelor of Dementia Care,
Bachelor of Exercise Science,
Bachelor of Health,
Bachelor of Health Science,
Bachelor of Nursing,
Bachelor of Paramedic Practice,
CONTACT: http://www.utas.edu.au/health/study/undergraduate-study or phone 1300 363 864
Why study Exercise Science?
We believe exercise is essential for good health. That is why we offer the Bachelor of Exercise Science, a degree that is focused on physical activity and its positive impact on the human body. Discover the science behind the human body, nutrition and exercise, as you develop your understanding of the application of physical activity to improve health outcomes in individuals and communities.
You can find work as an Exercise Scientist in a range of organisations such as:
State and National Sporting Academies and Institutes,
Fitness Centres or Gymnasiums,
Hospitals or Private Health Practices,
Allied Health Assistant,
Respiratory or Sleep Technician,
Medical Sales Representative,
Health/Education Project Officer,
Sports Development Officer.