Sport Science, Second Cycle, Concepts in Nutrition and Physical Activity for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 15 Credits

The course develops thorough knowledge on evidence-based links between physical activity, dietary behaviors and outcomes related to physical health throughout the life course, including cellular and molecular mechanisms by which physical activity and dietary behaviors prevent disease development and promote health. The course content covers design, concepts, and methodological considerations within the field of nutritional and physical activity epidemiology, including different methods to assess and evaluate diet and physical activity in different populations, as well as theoretical approaches for behavioral change interventions.

ECTS Credits

15 Credits

Level of education

Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (A1N)


School of Health Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: A first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits are for specialised study in one of the main fields of study sport science, physiotherapy, medicine, biomedical laboratory science, nutrition, public health or caring sciences. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English B" or course "English 6" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: V7316