PUBLIC HEALTH FOR NUTRITION STUDIES
Credit points: 15
In this subject, topics are organised into three groupings. In Population Health, content includes basic epidemiological concepts, Australian health patterns and trends, and diet and nutrition as risk factors for disease. In Health, Nutrition and Society, content includes sociological analyses of changing definitions of health and illness, nutrition-related inequalities in health, political and ethical issues in public health nutrition, socio-cultural understandings of food and eating, and environmental influences on nutrition. In Behaviour and Nutrition, content includes biological regulation of dietary intake, psycho-social factors that influence eating behaviours, physical activity, biopsychosocial aspects of obesity and eating disorders, and nutrition-related public health promotion.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorJane Pierson
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment size250
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJane Pierson
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 1,000-word assignment.||30|
|one 2-hour examination||50|
|two in-class tests||20|