Course For

Weight Management

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SYLLABUS:

  • BASIC NUTRITION

  • COMPONENT OF BODY WEIGHT

  • REGULATION OF BODY WEIGHT

  • WEIGHT IMBALANCE: OBESITY

  • WEIGHT IMBALANCE: EXCESSIVE LEANNESS

  • NUTRITION IN EATING DISORDERS

Course Objectives:

The primary purpose of the course is to introduce the student to latest research in the filed of weight management and applied areas within the field.

  •    Develop a broad understanding of the field with respect to weight management

  •    Understand the basic nutrition and its impact on weight management.

  •    Understand the concept of obesity and its related complications.

  •    Understand the nutritional requirements of children and adults.

  •    Understand the effect of eating disorders on physical and psychological health.

  •    To gain knowledge about various commercial nutritional supplements and medicines for weight management.

  •    To plan diets in relation to weight management.

Eligibility:

M.B.B.S, B.D.S, B.H.M.S, B.A.M.S, B.U.M.S, Dietitians, Physiotherapists, Fitness trainers and Health professionals

 

Attendance Policy:

  •    95 % Attendance is compulsory. (114 days out of 120 days). Any student who fails to abide by this rule will be held up for     giving final exams.

  •    Minimum percentage required to clear internal exams is 40%.

  •    The Personal Project must be turned in by the due date for credit. No late Projects/ assignments will be accepted.

  •    It is expected that you attend all the class meetings, read lecture notes, and keep up with the reading assignments as well     as written assignments.

  •    Refer to this syllabus throughout the semester.

 Grading Scale:

    75% and above   -   A

    60-74.9%            -   B

    50-59.9%            -   C                         

    Less than 50%     -   F (FAIL)

Course requirements:

  •    Internal exams (3)

  •    Individual assignments (2)

  •    Group project (1)

  •    Class assignments

Marking System:

Internal exams                -    15% of total marks

Individual assignments    -    10% of total marks

Group project                 -     5% of total marks

Class assignments           -     5 % of total marks

Practical                         -    15% of total marks

Final exam                     -    50% of total marks

COURSE MATERIAL:

Course Material will be provided.

Faculty:

  •    Sr. Consulting Dietician (R.D.)

  •    Professional Lecturers in the field of Clinical Nutrition.

PASSING MARKS:

50% (Out Of 100)

Mumbai Head Office/Center:

214 Regal Industrial Estate, 2nd Floor, Near Sewree Naka / Sewree Bus Depot, A.D. Marg, Sewree (W), Mumbai – 400015

022-24152695/97/9323506751

 

Delhi Office/Center:
L-106, 2nd Floor, Lajpat Nagar-2, Opposite City Union Bank, New Delhi-110024
011-41717127 ,9999348790

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