Nutrition 5360 Weight Management

Online | On Campus | 3 Credits

Class Topics

In Nutrition 5360 students will learn how to help clients establish a healthful weight through lifestyle change. Specific assessment tools, methods for weight management and motivational techniques will be covered.

  • Assess current research
  • Anthropometric assessments
  • Psychology of lifestyle changes
  • Role of nutrition and physical activity
  • Appetite, hunger, satiety
  • Weight Loss vs. Weight Gain
  • Role of hormones and biochemistry
  • Maintaining sport performance during weight management
  • Critique current diets, medical interventions and supplements

Contact Us

Minor in Nutrition

Yordanos (JOJO) Beyene, MEd
Senior Academic and Bridge Advisor
Phone: 801-585-0827
Email: y.beyene@utah.edu