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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

To provide students updated information on nutrition and food intake in different periods of life, from childhood to senescence, including the different nutrient needs. To understand how much nutrition integrated with different aspects of health and disease. To integrate nutritional competence with different aspects of the healthcare process

Course contents

Compartmental models of body composition

Methods for the assessment of body composition: anthropometry, bioelectric impedance analysis, DXA, computed tomography

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons, laboratory of BIA

Assessment methods

Attendance at the course for at least 2/3 of the hours

Teaching tools

Slides of presentations, questionnaires

Office hours

See the website of Giulio Marchesini Reggiani