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Measurement methods 1: Diet and physical activity

Course
IKA301
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-19154
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 250 SEK
First payment: 15 250 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

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About

Overall goal

Gain deeper understanding and practical skills in performing and evaluating measurement of diet, food habits and physical activity.

Contents


  • Theoretical lectures for understanding and training in critical thinking concerning methodological use of different subjective and objective methods and analysing techniques.


  • Practical experiments to design and perform measurements and to evaluate reliability, validity and usability of different methods.


  • Presentation seminars to debate and evaluate outcomes of the practical experiments, as well as to train in scientific argumentation and critical thinking.


  • Skill training in using measurement devices, methods, softwares, creating datasets, searching databases and reading scientific papers.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor degree in sport science, food and nutrition, nutrition, medicine, nursing, physiotherapy or equivalent.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.