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HLTH 412. Advanced Nutrition

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Current topics in nutrition, relationship of nutrition to physical performance; methods of nutritional assessment; and complex nutrient needs.
Prerequisites: HLTH 210
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the scientific method and different research methodologies.
2. Describe the cell: microcosm of life.
3. Describe the digestive system and its relation with nutrition.
4. Describe the structural/functional characteristics of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.
5. Describe the oxidative and phosphorylation process.
6. Describe the metabolic pathways for carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and vitamins.
7. Describe the importance of macro/micro minerals and water for the normal functioning of the body.
8. Provide clinical applications of the metabolic process of nutrients and minerals in the body.
9. Describe the impact of proper nutrition on exercise, sport, and body composition.

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