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Unit of Study NUTR1001 - Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    No


Learning outcomes

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 support health and physical activity

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • National Health and Medical Research Council. (2013). Educator guide. Canberra: NHMRC. http://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/guidelines

     

     

     

  • Students require access to:

    • internet
    • metric household measuring cups, spoons, jugs
    • calculator

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • National Health and Medical Research Council. (2013). Educator guide. Canberra: NHMRC. http://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/guidelines

     

     

     

  • Students require access to:

    • internet
    • metric household measuring cups, spoons, jugs
    • calculator

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.