Health and Fitness through Diet and Excercise

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Health and Fitness through Diet and Excercise

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will examine the influence of diet and exercise on health, fitness and well-being. During the course students will learn about - the functions of nutrients in the body; how the body responds to exercise training; how to determine if students' own diet and exercise is meeting current recommendations; how to develop an exercise program to improve health and fitness; how to use diet and exercise to maintain a healthy body weight and how nutrition can be used to enhance exercise performance. The course is structured in a way that will allow the application of knowledge gained about diet and exercise to improve students' own health and fitness.

Course Disclaimer

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.