The Body, Movement, and Well-being

15 points

Not offered 2024

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Through movement, social theories will be used to critically analyse dominant discourses of the body, movement, and well-being. It will deconstruct hidden messages that influence the way we think and behave towards the body, movement and well-being. The content will include gender and other forms of stereotyping, scientisation of the body and movement, marginalisation of indigenous knowledge's, hegemonic power relations, moral reasoning, ethical decision making and the analysis of technologies of power. Through the critical analysis process, students will become more culturally and globally aware, and responsible for fostering personal and collective well-being.