Nutrition for Health and Exercise (HEALT2174)

This course addresses the principles of nutrition applied to areas of health, physical activity and sportsperformance. Students will consider the role of nutrition and physical activity as lifestyle factors which affect general health and wellbeing. Particular emphasis will be given to the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of chronic metabolic diseases such as obesity, and a diverse range of lifestyle diseases. Current concepts and controversies relating to weight management strategies, the assessment of body composition and the efficacy of current nutritional supplements will be discussed.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 2
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.