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RN3901: LIFESTYLE MEDICINE (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19

Course Overview

This course will give you an introduction to role of diet, physical activity, stress and environment on preventative medicine to promote health and wellbeing in adults.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Summer School Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Alexandra M Johnstone

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

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Course Description

The course will highlight the relationship between diet and health for non-communicable diseases and promote evidence-based learning to be able to evaluate a range of hierarchy of evidence. You will gain insight in how nutrition & movement can positively or negatively influence lifelong health. The importance of stress and resilience on mood and food intake will be explored, along with sleep to promote longevity. Finally, the role of environmental and social factors in influencing lifestyle, such as shift-work and intermittent fasting will be highlighted.

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

There are no assessments for this course.

Formative Assessment

Class Test

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Weekly online quiz (one per week for 4 weeks) with automated online feedback.

Learning Outcomes
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