Weight Management Course
Regulation Of Body Weight
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Regulation of Body Weight
Longterm and Shorterm
Theories related to weight management: fat cell theory, set point theory.
Factors regulating energy intake and body weight
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.
M.B.B.S, B.D.S, B.H.M.S, B.A.M.S, B.U.M.S, Dieticians, Physiotherapists, Fitness trainers and Health professionals.
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.
75% and above - A
60-74.9% - B
50-59.9% - C
Less than 50% - F (FAIL)
Internal exams (3)
Individual assignments (2)
Group project (1)
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 will be provided.
Sr. Consulting Dietician (R.D.)
Professional Lecturers in the field of Clinical Nutrition