Principles and methods used in nutritional assessment; overview of dietary, biochemical and anthropometric assessment; foods; food patterns.
|Paper title||Nutritional Assessment|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,627.65|
- BIOC 192 and CELS 191 and CHEM 191 and HUBS 191 and HUBS 192
- Recommended Preparation
- At least 18 200-level BIOC points and 18 200-level PHSL points
- Schedule C
- ANAT 101 and PHSL 101 may be substituted for the CELS and HUBS prerequisites.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Human Nutrition's website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
Lectures will cover the principles and methods used in nutritional assessment in research, public health, and clinical settings.
Practicals will allow students to acquire and develop the technical skills of dietary, anthropometric, biochemical and clinical assessment.
- Teaching Arrangements
Two lectures per week and one 2-hour practical session per week
Gibson Rosalind S. (2005). Principles of Nutritional Assessment (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of HUNT 222 you should be able to:
- Apply appropriate nutritional assessment methods to research, public health and clinical settings
- Analyse and interpret nutritional assessment data for individuals and groups
- Describe how biology, biochemistry, assessment technology, bias and measurement error influence nutritional assessment data