|1.||Articulate the scopes of practice of exercise and sport scientists, nutritionists and dietitians in Australia with regards to nutrition;|
|2.||Evaluate evidence-based recommendations for food and nutrient intakes for health and wellness throughout the lifespan, including regulation of body mass and composition, and sport and exercise performance enhancement;|
|3.||Critically analyse nutrition information derived from both popular media sources and scientific research (peer-reviewed journal articles) in the appraisal of topical and recurring trends and practices in nutrition; and,|
|4.||Demonstrate assessment of food and nutrient intake using common methods, and interpret results; and|
|Project||A self-investigation of food and nutrient intake||25%|
|Essay||Research paper discussing selected topical areas in food and nutrition||35%|
|Presentation||Presentation of research paper topic (group)||20%|
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