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Physical activity and rehabilitation of older peopleLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: YS00CP54


5 op

Teaching language

  • Finnish

Responsible person

  • Sanna Sihvonen


After completing the course, you will be able to:

· critically assess global, national, provincial and regional societal changes related to physical activity and rehabilitation of older people and their impacts and impact
· analyse and evaluate the physical activity and rehabilitation activities of individuals and groups and increase knowledge and practices in their own field
· analyse the ethics, effectiveness and quality of exercise and rehabilitation activities from the perspective of an elderly person
· solve demanding challenges, also through creative implementations in research and/or innovation activities related to physical activity and rehabilitation of older people, where new knowledge and/or procedures are developed or knowledge from different fields is applied and combined


· International and national physical activity recommendations and societal changes for older people, evidence-based activities
· Rehabilitation and rehabilitation activities of older people
· Exercise as a rehabilitation method in the elderly
· Ethics of exercise and rehabilitation

Further information

implementation in network of integration of rehabilitation and sport by Savonia University of Applied Sciences