Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Medicine

School

Public Health School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Incompatible

LF224

Assessment methods

Journal, Group Presentation, Exams

Course coordinator

Dr Jaimon Kelly

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 Herston Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course provides an understanding of the significance of nutrition across the lifespan, using a public health perspective. This course reviews the nutritional and dietary requirements of humans for different periods of their lifespan and for specific physiological states. It covers requirements for good health and normal development, and for some specific diseases. The course will also provide the student with an insight into the major nutrition issues at each stage of life and the effects of psychosocial and cultural factors on nutritional health.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile