SCI07005 2013 HUMAN NUTRITION 2

General Details

Full Title
HUMAN NUTRITION 2
Transcript Title
HUMAN NUTRITION 2
Code
SCI07005
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
SCI - Science
Department
ASCI - Applied Sciences
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Deirdre Greaney
Programme Membership
SG_SHEAL_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Science in Health Science and Physical Activity
Description

The module will enable the learner to review various positive and negative impacts that diet has on human health. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Explain the nature, sources and characteristics of microorganism groups , biological toxins and non-biological toxins which present food poisoning risks and state scenarios which result in increased risk of such disease transmission

2.
Discuss the nature, causes, influencing factors and treatment of cardiovascular disease, cancer, protein-energy malnutrition.
3.
Review the role of diet in maintenance of good health during various stages of life including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, adolescence, and old age.
4.

Describe the role of nutrition in the achievement of optimal performance during sporting activities.

5.

Discuss the role of alternative diets and supplements with respect to maintenance of good health

6.

Participate and contribute constructively to team activities within the classroom.

7.
Present information on diet-related topics and competently answer incisive questions related to the presentation.

Module Assessment Strategies

During the delivery of this module, self-learning is encouraged among students through the use of comprehensive on-line resources including voice-supported presentations, on-line notes, and formative assessments. Regular summative tests are used to encourage engagement with the module, monitor progress and provide feedback.  This approach enables the student to take timely corrective action, in the event of failure to achieve the required standard, before the results significantly impact on the final grade.

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
Human Nutrition 1 SCI07004 201300 HUMAN NUTRITION 1
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Food toxicity and safety issues
Impact of diet on risk of Cancer, Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes, Protein energy malnutrition and Coeliac disease. Food contribution to maintenance of health during various phases of life e.g. Pregnancy, Lactation, Infancy, Adolescent years, adulthood and old age.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Theory continuous assessment. Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture/presentations 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Computer Laboratory Lecture/Summative assessment/tutorial 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Mann & Truswell  (2007)   Essentials of Human Nutrition         Oxford University Press

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None