HSN305 - Assessing Food Intake and Activity

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

HSN211

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010 or HSE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Burwood (Melbourne) students: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 6 x 1 hour campus seminars per trimester and 1 x 2 hour campus practical per trimester.

Waurn Ponds (Geelong) students: 1 x 2 hour online recorded classes per week, 6 x 1 hour campus seminars per trimester and 1 x 2 hour campus practical per trimester

Content

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.

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