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FutureLearn ($) Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

Monash University via FutureLearn

  • Overview
  1. FutureLearn
    Monash University
    4 hours/week
    2 weeks
    Course Certificate
    Part of:
    Using Food as Medicine in Healthcare Practice program
    Improve your knowledge of the gut and how it’s affected by food and exercise
    The gut is a complex part of the human body, and can be affected by many different factors. It’s vital healthcare professionals have a solid understanding of how the gut works, and what can exacerbate or improve gut problems.

    On this course you will grow your understanding of gut health and learn current information on food, exercise and its effects on the gastrointestinal tract. You will explore subjects like exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome and nutritional intervention - leaving the course with an improved understanding that you can apply in your practice.

    Places in this course are limited to 100, so please register early to avoid disappointment.

    This course is designed for healthcare professionals, specifically sports physicians and dietitians. It assumes knowledge of science, medicine and healthcare practice.

    Who has recognised this course?
    This course is recognised by:
    • Sports Dietitian Australia (SDA): Successful completion of this course will attract 20 SDA CPD Points for members.

    • Sports Nutrition Exercise Register (SENr)/British Dietetic Association (BDA): endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity.
    If you have any questions on the course, its accreditation/endorsement or how it may relate to your professional healthcare practice we encourage you to email your questions to base.nutrition@monash.edu

    What topics will you cover?
    • The gastrointestinal tract
    • Exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome
    • Exacerbators
    • Nutritional intervention and dietary modification
    • Gut training

    Taught by
    Ricardo Costa

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