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COURSE SYLLABUS

Physiotherapy, Behavioral Theories and Models 7.5 Credits

Fysioterapi, beteendevetenskapliga teorier och modeller
First cycle, S0096H
Version
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 3 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG
Subject
Physiotherapy
Subject group (SCB)
Therapy, Rehabilitation and Dietary Treatment
Main field of study
Physiotherapy

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Professional qualification in physiotherapy consisting of 180 credits or the equivalent More information about English language requirements


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
On completion of the course, the student should:
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge about the behavioural science aspect of physiotherapy


On completion of the course, the student should, in a physiotherapeutic context for individuals with muscle skeletal related disability, be able to:

  • Describe and reflect on the importance of different psychological factors for an individual's health, based on relevant scientific literature
  • Construct an individual health plan for behavioural change by analyse and apply behavioural science theories considering cultural and gender factors with support from relevant scientific literature.
  • Describe factors that influence a person's motivation with support from relevant scientific literature.

Contents
Behavioural, cognitive and health psychology theories and models: social cognitive theory, psychology of learning, including operant and respondent learning, transtheoretical model including stress coping. Cultural factors of significance.

Realization
Learning in the course takes place through flexible learning where theory and supervised method exercises are incorporated. Furthermore, an individual assignment takes place or in groups, both with literature studies and study assignments during the course. In all tuition forms, the student is stimulated and encouraged to carry out problem­solving and to have a critical reflective attitude.

Examination
Objectives 1-­4 are examined through an individual report with seminar (Test 0001, 7.5 credits) Criteria for pass and pass with distinction are stated in the study guide.

Remarks
This course is given for second-­cycle studies. Study supervision is provided in the course room in Canvas.

Examiner
Tommy Calner

Transition terms
The course S0096H is equal to S0067H

Literature. Valid from Spring 2019 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Denison, E. & Åsenlöf, P. (2012) Beteendemedicinska tillämpningar i sjukgymnastik. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Glanz, K., Rimer, B. and Viswanath K. (eds): Health behavior and health education. Theory, research, and practice. San Fransisco: Jossey­Bass. 2008. (E­book).

Course offered by
Department of Health Sciences

Items/credits
NumberTypeCreditsGrade
0001Individual written report with seminar7.5TG U G VG

Syllabus established
by 31 Oct 2018

Last revised
by 31 Oct 2018