The course is included in these curricula and study modules

<a href="/en/curricula/511000/2021-2022/497">Sports and healthpromotion 2016 - Physical training and health</a>

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student:

  • have a basic knowledge of nutrition and the
    nutrients effect
    on health
  • can apply his/her expertise and can design a
    diet according to the
    Finnish
    nutrition recommendations

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student:

  • knows the function of nutrients in the body
  • knows the meaning of nutrients for the
    lifestyle diseases
  • knows the most common allergies and
    intolerances
  • knows the finnish nutrition recommendations

Course contents

Contents

  • nutrition diary
  • nutrition recommendations, lifestyle , nutrition
    physiology

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Online course

Recommended or required reading

Näring och hälsa. Ulla Johansson.
Studentlitteratur 2014.

Människans anatomi och fysiologi.Haug et al.Liber
2010.

Abrahamsson et al. Näringslära för högskolan.
Liber utbildning
2006.

Finnish nutrition recommendations

Notes from the lectures

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 35 hours
  • Individual studies - 80 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 135 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 260 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 260 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved written examination
Approved Food diary + analysis

Teacher

Tillman Ilse

Examiner

Tillman Ilse

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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