BEV1013 - Physical Activity and Health I


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

Research shows that regular physical activity can provide positive health effects physically, mentally, and socially. The course addresses physical activity and exercise in disease prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, with emphasis on the most frequently occurring lifestyle diseases in Norway. The focus is to present research-based evidence. Exercises and group work involve practical activities, demonstrations and written assignments.

Learning outcome


The student will have knowledge of the following:

  • Recommendation and promotion of physical activity for different age groups
  • Lifestyle diseases and the effects of physical activity and exercise on disease prevention and rehabilitation
  • Basic research methods and critical use of references to evaluate the potential health effects of physical activity participation
  • Sports medicine, sports injuries and first aid
  • Sports nutrition


The student will be able to:

  • Acquire, critically evaluate, and refer to research-based literature on physical activity and health
  • Apply knowledge about physical activity and health for different groups in the population
  • Contribute to society through strengthening physical activity in public health

General competence

  • Disseminate subject matters on physical activity and health to different target groups
  • Contribute to developing the field through collaboration with other professions

Learning methods and activities

Up to 42 hours lectures/exercises/group work. Exchange students interested in the course must consult the Department for possible admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • 70 % participation in exercises.

Further on evaluation

  • The compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students resit the examination only.
  • If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes. For more information:

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)
Social Science and Sport Sciences (BSAMIDR)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's programme in Human Movement Science and bachelor's programme in Social Sciences and Sports Sciences.

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDR1506 5.0 AUTUMN 2011
BEV2003 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2022-12-01

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Health Science
  • Sport Science
  • Human Movement Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science


Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Home exam 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-05-12 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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