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Eling de Bruin: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name PD Dr. Eling de Bruin
FieldMotor Control and Learning
Address
Inst. f. Bewegungswiss. und Sport
ETH Zürich, HCP H 25.1
Leopold-Ruzicka-Weg 4
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 40 18
E-maileling.debruin@hest.ethz.ch
DepartmentHealth Sciences and Technology
RelationshipPrivatdozent

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
376-0225-00LPhysical Activities and Health3 credits2VE. de Bruin
AbstractThis course introduces/explores the complex relationship between physical activity, sedentary behavior and health. It will discuss the evolution of current physical activity recommendations. It will examine the current evidence base that has informed physical activity recommendations and that identified physical activity as a key modifiable lifestyle behavior contributing to disease and mortality.
ObjectiveOn completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate:
1. knowledge of and critical awareness of the role of physical activity and sedentary behavior in the maintenance of health and the aetiology, prevention and treatment of disease.
2. thorough knowledge and critical awareness of current recommendations for physical activity, and current prevalence and trends of physical activity and associated diseases
3. awareness of current national and international physical activity policies and how these impact on global challenges
ContentIntroduction to Physical Activity for Health, including sedentary behavior
Physical activity epidemiology; concepts principles and approaches
Physical activity and all cause morbidity and mortality
Physical activity and chronic disease; Coronary heart disease, diabetes, bone health, cancer and obesity
Physical activity and brain health
Physical activity and sedentary behavior recommendations
Population prevalence of physical activity and sedentary behavior
Physical activity policies
Physical activity assessment
LiteratureCore texts for this course are:
Hardman, A. and Stensel, D. Physical activity and health : the evidence explained. 2nd edition. (2009) UK, Routledge.

Bouchard, C., Blair, S. N., & Haskell, W. L. (Eds.). (2012). Physical activity and health. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Selective journal articles from relevant journals such as Journal of Physical Activity and Health and Journal of Aging and Physical Activity
Prerequisites / NoticeFrom the BSc-course the following book is recommended: 'Essentials of strength training and conditioning' T. Baechle, R. Earle (3rd Edition)
557-1008-00LSeminar3 credits2SE. de Bruin
AbstractThe master thesis accompanion seminar with ethical discussions, obtaining research plans, literature searches, critical discussion of original publications, and obtaining possible solutions when confronted with experimental problems.
ObjectiveThe seminar helps during the master thesis in order to enable a successful completion of the thesis.
Prerequisites / NoticeFindet nach Vereinbarung statt.
557-1011-00LPractical Training I Restricted registration - show details 15 credits15PE. de Bruin
Abstract3-months practical work with topics from the major exercise in movement and training doctrines.
ObjectiveThe students should obtain practical experience of 3 month length in possible job environments. The selected places (internal or external) should be as close as possible by the major exercise in movement and training doctrines.
557-1012-00LPractical Training II Restricted registration - show details 15 credits15PE. de Bruin
Abstract3-months practical work with topics from the major exercise in movement and training doctrines.
ObjectiveThe students should obtain practical experience of 3 month length in possible job environments. The selected places (internal or external) should be as close as possible by the major exercise in movement and training doctrines.
557-1100-00LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme.
30 credits30DE. de Bruin
Abstract6-months research study with topics from the major exercise in movement and training doctrines. .
ObjectiveThe student shall apply his basic knowledge in a practical scientific study. He/she will be confronted with the requirements of scientific working. He/she must master this requirements.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe master thesis can only be started after the Bachelor Degree was obtained and the Vertiefungsleiter has approved the study.