CIPA1115 Physical activity and psychological well-being – personal and professional perspectives (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Psychology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023


The course focuses on the role of physical activity in individuals’ psychological well-being. In the course, both personal and professional perspectives are considered, and emphasis will be on practical implications.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the students will understand the beneficial effects of physical activity on psychological well-being. As the practical implications are discussed, the students will be able to apply the learned knowledge in both personal and professional contexts.

Additional information

Modes of study: The principles of flipped learning are applied in the course which emphasizes the activity of the students. Studies consist of self-learning (online materials available on Moodle), face-to-face seminars, reflective learning portfolio, and group work. Note that students should attend all the seminars.

Study materials

Articles, to be announced later.

Completion methods

Method 1

The contents and teaching methods of the study module vary from year to year.
Evaluation criteria:
Assessment is based on participation and written assignments.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
No published teaching