Wellness and wellness activity
 
Module: Physiotherapy
ECTS: 3
Contact hours – lectures: 20
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 50
Holder of subject:
Year of study: First
 
Wellness and wellness activity
 
Contact hours – lectures: 20
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 50 
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:  
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences:
WELLNESS  AS  A HEALTHY WHOLENESS  LIFE STYLE 
  • General information about wellness with regard to health.
  • The basic elements of wellness as a lifestyle.
  • Trends and Policies in the field of wellness as a healthy lifestyle (Selfness, Mindness ...).
  • Personal attitude toward wellness as a healthy way of life.
 
WELLNESS ACTIVITY (WELLNESS AS A FIELD)
  • Definition wellness activities.
  • Additional components of wellness activities and knowledge of wellness services.
  • Medical wellness activity.
  • Trends, directions and orientations wellness tourism in conjunction with health tourism.
 
Students will develop general competencies
  • awareness of meaning  and role of  wellness as a lifestyle; 
  • awareness of the importance and role of wellness activities in the care of preventive health care;
  • knowledge and understanding of basic concepts and elements in the field of wellness tourism;
  • awareness of the importance and role of wellness and health (spa) tourism in Slovenian and global economy. 
 
Students will develop the following specific competencies
  • knowledge of trends, direction and guidance in the field of wellness as a healthy lifestyle;
  • knowledge of trends,  guidelines and directions in  the field of health promotion;
  • knowledge of trends,  guidelines and directions in  the field of wellness activities;
  • knowledge of trends, direction and guidance in the field of wellness and preventive health (spa) tourism.
 
Knowledge and understanding. Students will:
  • recognize  principle of wellness healthy life style  as a wholeness life philosophy for activity in the own life;
  • recognize and understand the importance of trends and policies in the field of wellness activities;
  • recognize and understand the importance of trends and policies in the field of tourism, wellness and preventive health tourism.
Mandatory references:
  •  Gojčič, S. Promocija zdravja, velnes in velneška dejavnost, študijsko gradivo, FZJ 
Recommended references:
  • Chalupa, M., 2001. Warum is wellness wichtig? Dunaj: WUV-Universitätsverlag.
  • Dunn, H.L., 1961. High- lewel Wellness. Virginia: R.W. Beatty.
  • Gallup, J.W., 1999. Wellness center.  S.l.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Gojčič, S., 2005. Wellness – zdrav način življenja, nova zvrst v turizmu. Ljubljana: GV, Založba.
  • Gojčič, S., 2011. Trendi v vlneškem in ekološkem turizmu. Celje: Fakulteta za komercialne poslovne vede. 
  • Gojčič, S., 2015. Velnes in velneški turizem. Bled: VSGT Bled, študijsko gradivo.
  • Hertel, L. 2003. Der Hoesch wellness Guide. Düseldorf: Vehling-Verlag.
  • Illing, K., 2002. Time for soul and self: Travel Industry in the field of relaxation and mental fitness. TDC Berlin.
  • Kaufmann, E.L. 1999. Wellness – Tourismus: Doktorska disertacija. Bern: Forschungsinstitut fur Freizeit und Tourismus der Universität.
  • Smith, M. & Puczko, L., 2009. Health and Wellness tourism. S.l.: Elsevier Ltd.
  • Smith, M. & Puczko, L., 2014. Health, Tourism and hospitality. London, New York: Routledge.
  • Travis, J.W. & Ryan, R.S., 2004. The Velness Workbook. Berkeley: Celestial Arts.
Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods:
  • written examination (100%)