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|Unit chair:||E Szymlek-Gay|
2 hour lecture per week delivered electronically, 6 x 1 hour on-campus tutorials per Trimester, and 1 x 2 hour on-campus practical per Trimester
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit provides students with an understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of food, nutrition and physical activity assessment methods, and the ability to apply this knowledge to future workplace requirements. The unit focuses on methods of measuring food and nutrient intake, physical activity, energy expenditure, and body size and composition; reliability, validity, and measurement of errors; nutrition, physical activity, and anthropometric reference standards and recommendations; population norms for dietary intakes, physical activity, and body size and composition; and evaluation and interpretation of dietary intake, physical activity and anthropometric survey data.
Four sets of online multiple-choice questions 20%, assignment (1500 words) 30%, examination (2 hours) 50%
Gibson, R.S. 2005, Principles of Nutritional Assessment, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.