Course: Children nutrition

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Course title Children nutrition
Course code KPS/VYŽD
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 10
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Beran Jiří, Doc. MUDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Evaluation of the nutrition position 2. Women´s nutrition during pregnancy and lactation 3. Nutrition of the children with low birth weight 4. Natural newborn nutrition 5. Toddler´s and pre-school children´s nutrition 6. School-age children and adolescent nutrition 7. Alternative nutrition of children 8. Sport and nutrition 9. Probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics: the new concept in the development of functional foods 10. Food alergies 11. Nutrition of children with eating disorders 12. Conclusion, evaluation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Discussion, One-to-One tutorial, Lecture
  • Contact hours - 40 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
  • E-learning (given by an e-learning course) - 100 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Knowledge of human nutrition.
learning outcomes
The student is able to: describe the methods focused on evaluating current position of health education; characterize children nutrition from the view of individual human development phases.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Interactive lecture
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • KOPELMAN, G. Peter a Michael J. STOCK. Clinical obesity.. London, 1998. ISBN 0-632-04198-6.
  • KOPELMAN, G. Peter, Lan D. CATERSON and Wiliam H. DIETZ. Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children.. London, 2010. ISBN 978-1-4051-8226-3.
  • MARINOV, Zlatko a Dalibor PASTUCHA. et al. Praktická dětská obezitologie.. Praha, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4210-6.
  • NEVORAL, Jiří. et al. Výživa v dětském věku.. Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-86022-93-5.

Study plans that include the course
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