Exercise and Nutrition Counselling
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Liikumise ja toitumise nõustamine
Course title in English
Exercise and Nutrition Counselling
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Mailiis Tammeveski (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
Create preconditions for nutrition and exercise counselling.
To give an overview of different health assessment methods.
Brief description of the course
Eating and exercise habits; exercise recommendations for different ages and health conditions; the effects of regular physical activity, reduced mobility and overload on the body, health and work capacity; types of physical activity; training load selection; evidence-based nutrition and exercise science; individual assessment of diet, eating and exercise habits, history; nutrition and exercise counseling; effective counselling and intervention methods.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of the possibilities and effects of movement, the counselling process and structure,
- will be able to analyze an individual's eating and movement habits, and use counseling and intervention techniques;
-can carry out simple health measurements. Understands the results of health measurements and can make recommendations.
Prerequisite course 2