This course explores the role of nutrition and exercise in the prevention and control of disease and the maintenance of good health. It comprises the key strands of nutrition together with sport and exercise science and multidisciplinary topics related to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.
Year 1: Introduction to human physiology; foundation studies in human nutrition I and II; human anatomy and biomechanics; introduction to human physiology; methods of enquiry; sport and leisure organisations; sport and exercise psychology I; skills acquisition in sport. Year 2: Exercise physiology and nutrition I and II; sport and exercise psychology II; sport and exercise biomechanics; nutrition across the lifespan; nutritional assessment I; physical activity and health promotion; research methods in physical activity. Year 3: Dissertation/project; growth, development and ageing; nutritional assessment II; exercise prescription; exercise and health psychology; sports injuries; applied sports biomechanics; health promotion, food and nutrition policies; fitness assessment and training programmes.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- Tariff 104-144
- European Baccalaureate
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Diploma MDD
- GCE A-level
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 104
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 86%
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Total Written: 27%
Total Coursework: 58%
Total Practical: 15%