Develops an understanding of exercise and consideration of changes associated with chronic metabolic diseases such as overweight/obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes (gestational, Type 1 and Type 2). Endocrinological polycystic ovarian syndrome and sleep apnoea will also be covered.
- Lifestyle and metabolic disease prevention
- Paediatric obesity and diabetes
- Overweight and obesity
- Metabolic syndrome
- Gestational diabetes mellitus
- Diabetes mellitus (Type 1/Type 2)
- Sleep apnoea and Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||describe the pathology and pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, overweight and obesity, sleep apnoea and polycystic ovarian syndrome|
|2||interpret and explain data associated with metabolic dysfunction and the potential effects of exercise in these conditions|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- describe the pathology and pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, overweight and obesity, sleep apnoea and polycystic ovarian syndrome
- interpret and explain data associated with metabolic dysfunction and the potential effects of exercise in these conditions
- No prescribed texts.
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