Nutrition and Excercise

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Nutrition and Excercise

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Exercise Biology, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    NUTR1023

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    2
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course Description
    To develop independence, creativity & critical thought through the evaluation of research relating nutrition & exercise to health & sports performance.

    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

     

    1. Demonstrate a good understanding of the relationship between nutrition and exercise capacity (performance).
    2. Demonstrate a good understanding of the relationship between nutrition and the development of cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes and cancer.
    3. Demonstrate a good understanding of nutritional biochemistry.
    4. Critically assess and communicate the value of published works in the exercise/nutrition field.
    5. Critically assess and articulate the merits and demerits of dietary trends, particularly in the context of weight loss.
    6. Define and show how you would answer research questions relating to nutrition and exercise performance.
     

     

    Class Contact
    3 Lecture hours
     
     
    Assessment
    Mid Semester Exam
    Type: Exam - Mid Semester During Class
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3
    Due Date: Mid Semester
    Weight: 50%
    Reading: 10 minutes
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Format: Multiple-choice
    Task Description: This examination will comprise a number of multiple choice questiona covering lecture and tutorial material up to and including lectures taught in week 6 of classes.
     
     
    Final Exam
    Type: Exam - during Exam Period (Central)
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3
    Due Date: Examination Period
    Weight: 50%
    Reading: 10 minutes
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Format: Multiple-choice
    Task Description: Multiple choice questions from lectures taught from week 7 onwards will be included in the final exam

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