|1.||Critically evaluate the role of nutrients in general patterns of health and disease;|
|2.||Conceptually map the nutrient composition of foods, the assimilation of these nutrients into the body and advocate the virtues of a balanced diet;|
|3.||Access and appraise the evidence base linking nutrition, diet and musculo-skeletal fitness at various life stages; and|
|4.||Predict the likely impact of nutritional status in specific clinical conditions relevant to osteopathic practice and make diet and nutrition referrals as appropriate.|
|Review||Journal Article Review (1000 words)||30%|
|Report||Clinical Case Review and Report (1000 words)||30%|
|Examination||Written Examination (1 hour)||40%|
Where to next?
As part of a course
This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.
Study a single unit
This unit may be available as a single unit of study.
Find out more about how to apply for single units of study at VU.
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.