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The assessment of muscle mass and physical function in nutritional diagnosis

This course aims to develop knowledge and skills in the area of nutritional status assessment, namely:
1. Know the tools for assessing muscle mass and functional status;
2. Be able to track and diagnose muscle mass and function dysfunctions;
3. Know how to use screening and diagnosis tools for malnutrition, obesity, sarcopenia, cachexia and identification of frailty;
4. Recognition of the role of nutrition and physical exercise in preventing the decline in muscle mass and function and also in its recovery;
5. Know how to apply nutritional strategies and physical exercise for the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia and frailty;
It is a face-to-face course with a relevant practical component, using interactive sessions and real practice. It is intended that participants achieve and apply the latest advances in this area in their daily practice.
Duration: 8 hours (in person)

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Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Type of Course
Open Training Course
8 Hours
Tuition Fee
National: 40.00€
International: 40.00€

The values shown are indicative. For more information on tuition fees, see the link "Learn more".

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024