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This course provides students with a multidisciplinary perspective and appreciation of contemporary issues in weight management. Applied weight management strategies and techniques fundamental to strength and conditioning will be developed. The coursework is designed to assist students in gaining proficiency supporting and working with weight management clientele.
1. Develop an intermediate level of knowledge, understanding and pedagogical skills necessary to enhance food choices and physical activity levels.2. Understand adherence issues, barriers to success and associated behaviours of individuals undertaking performance, weight and health management programmes. 3. Develop critical thinking skills around health inequities and the determinants of health that influence people’s food choices and physical activity levels.4. Critically evaluate multidisciplinary weight management and health education approaches using scientific research evidence5. Apply contemporary research to current nutrition and physical activity education and promotion practices.
Any 60 points at 100 level from any subject, orany 15 points at 100 level from SPCO.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
NSCA’S Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Haff & Triplett;
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes
Domestic fee $910.00
International fee $4,438.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
School of Health Sciences