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Module

NUT1005 : Human Physiology and Practical Skills for Nutrition

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Helen Mason
  • Lecturer: Dr Christopher Eggett, Dr Edward Okello, Dr Owen Jeffries, Dr Emma Cockburn, Dr Michele Sweeney, Dr Deb Dulson
  • Technician: Mr Ross Valentine
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 30
ECTS Credits: 15.0

Aims

To provide students with a detailed, critical, integrated and applied knowledge and understanding of normal physiological function in the healthy human body and to introduce basic statistical techniques.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus will cover the structure and functions of the key physiological systems, including:

Cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, renal, gastrointestinal, skeletal, reproductive, muscular endocrine and immune, and integumentary systems.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable