Nutrition for Rehabilitation
Nutrition for Exercise Rehab 2023-24
School of Psychology & Sport Science
Module - Semester 2
This module will cover a range of topics that will complement your knowledge of exercise rehabilitation. Generally the module will cover key nutritional themes for exercise rehabilitation. As an indicative list, the module may cover topics such as dietary assessment, obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, malnutrition and dietary behaviour change.
-threshold -Pass: Students must show a reasonable grasp of the topic and its most prominent literature. Suboptimal presentation of data and limited interpretation offindings. Limited critique of research literature. Sound conclusions.
-good -Merit: Students must show a good grasp of the topic. Clear presentation of data. Good capacity to interpret the data. Concise writing style with no notableomissions, errors or irrelevancies; adequate referencing, and a wide use of primary resources.
-excellent -Distinction: Students must show an ability to critically reconstruct material and evidence of wide reading of current research literature and extensive use ofprimary sources. Students are able to accurately present, interpret and analyse data and form clear conclusions to answer the question.
- Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to critically assess the evidence for dietary recommendations for certain conditions encountered in exercise rehabilitation, e.g., obesity,diabetes, cardiovascular disease and malnutrition.
- Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to critically consider dietary intake and evaluate how to apply behaviour change skills accordingly.
- Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to provide comprehensive evidence-based, condition specific, realistic dietary advice relevant to exercise rehabilitation.
- Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to systematically assess an individuals dietary intake and compare this to relevant nutritional guidelines.
This will be a written assignment where you will use the knowledge that you have gained from this module to critically address one of several case study scenarios