BEV2108 - Human Movement Science and Public Health


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 5 days ALLE

Course content

The course provides an overview of the public agencies that are central to health promotion and the role that the various agencies possess. The overview and understanding of laws and regulations related to health promotion is a key issue, and how this affects the organization of local health promotion in municipalities and counties. Furthermore, various public health measures related to physical activity and possible effects of these are presented and evaluated, and the role of movement scientist in this line of work will be discussed.

Learning outcome


The student can

  • explain how government agencies, laws and regulations are relevant to public health
  • describe the organization of public health organized by municipalities and counties
  • describe the various indicators of public health


The student can

  • reflect on societal challenges related to the population's health
  • assess various indicators of public health
  • suggest and discuss measures to improve the population's health
  • create a plan for evaluation of public health measures

General competence

The student can

  • present both oral and written own work
  • obtain and summarize information from public databases
  • assess how one's own professional competence can be used in public health work

Learning methods and activities

Up to 7 whole days during the semester with lectures,exercises and group work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Tre written exercises and one oral presentation in group

Further on evaluation

Compulsory activities

  • Compulsory activities consits of 3 written assignments and 1 oral presentation. Compulsory activities are group based
  • Compulsory activities are approved for 4 years. With approved compulsory activities, the students resit the examination only.


  • The exam is usually conducted in groups of 2-3 students.
  • Regular final examination is given in the spring semester only. Students with legitimate leave of absence at the final examination and students who receive the grade F may take a re-sit examination in the autumn semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Human Movement Science (BBEV)

Required previous knowledge

Minimum 90 credits from BEV1010, BEV1011, BEV1012, BEV1013, BEV1014, BEV2006, BEV2008, BEV2009 and BEV2102. The course is reserved for students admitted to the bachelor's programme in Human Movement Science.

Course materials

Announced at the start of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE





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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