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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:
demonstrate a basic nutrition assessment using common methods
explain the roles of food/nutrients, energy balance and body composition in health and physical activity
apply the Australian healthy eating guidelines to provide general advice on nutrition, including strategies to improve exercise performance and recovery and body composition, working individually and in groups.
Teaching and assessment
Prescribed learning resources
- Whitney, E., Rolfes, S.R., Crowe, T., Walsh, A., 2019, Understanding Nutrition: Australian and New Zealand Edition, 4th, Cengage Learning Australia, S. Melbourne, Vic. ISBN: 9780170424431.
NHMRC 2013, Eat for health. Australian Dietary Guidelines Summary (N55a), NHMRC, Canberra. Available from: http://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/guidelines
Students require access to:
- metric household measuring cups, spoons, jugs
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
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