Metabolism and Nutrition
Universidad Católica de Valencia
Area of Study
Biology, Dietetics, Exercise Biology, Molecular Biology, Nutrition and Food Science
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe course contents are focused on cellular metabolism, coordination and integration of nutrition and exercise physiology. The areas of interest of Metabolism and Nutrition encompass studies in obesity, diabetes, lipidemias, metabolic syndrome and exercise physiology that have an underlying basis in metabolism. Likewise, the student will work on paper assignments on the biochemistry of metabolism, cell signaling, molecular and cellular biology of nutrients. Current, but not exclusive, interests are metabolic effects hormonal regulation, and metabolic adaptations.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.