Nutrition and Excercise
University of Queensland
Area of Study
Exercise Biology, Nutrition and Food Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units2
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
To develop independence, creativity & critical thought through the evaluation of research relating nutrition & exercise to health & sports performance.
After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
Class Contact3 Lecture hoursAssessmentMid Semester ExamType: Exam - Mid Semester During ClassLearning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3Due Date: Mid SemesterWeight: 50%Reading: 10 minutesDuration: 60 minutesFormat: Multiple-choiceTask 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 ExamType: Exam - during Exam Period (Central)Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3Due Date: Examination PeriodWeight: 50%Reading: 10 minutesDuration: 60 minutesFormat: Multiple-choiceTask Description: Multiple choice questions from lectures taught from week 7 onwards will be included in the final exam
- Demonstrate a good understanding of the relationship between nutrition and exercise capacity (performance).
- Demonstrate a good understanding of the relationship between nutrition and the development of cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes and cancer.
- Demonstrate a good understanding of nutritional biochemistry.
- Critically assess and communicate the value of published works in the exercise/nutrition field.
- Critically assess and articulate the merits and demerits of dietary trends, particularly in the context of weight loss.
- Define and show how you would answer research questions relating to nutrition and exercise performance.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.