Obesity and Malnutrition

ECTS points:
4

Program:
preddiplomski

Course number:
39788

Course Description

COURSE CONTENT

  • Epidemiology and etiology of obesity
  • Body mass regulation
  • Child obesity
  • Popular diets – advantages and disadvantages
  • Introduction to eating disorders
  • Anorexia (Anorexia Nervosa)
  • Bulimia (Bulimia Nervosa)
  • Nonspecific eating disorders (EDNOS) including noncritical (compulsive) eating disorder (BED)

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • explain epidemiology and etiology of obesity and malnutrition
  • discuss advantages and disadvantages of the methods for determining body composition
  • choose the appropriate method of improving nutritional status of obese and malnourished patients
  • choose the appropriate methods of controlling body mass among obese children
  • explain new achivements for understanding and solving obesity problems
  • critically evaluate popular diets for eight loss