Research Methods in Nutrition

SAR HS 567

This course provides an overview of methods used in nutrition research, including dietary assessment methods, indicators of nutritional status, analysis and presentation of dietary data, statistical interpretation, and clinical research methods. The course includes lectures, a field trip to a Boston-area clinical research center, and hands-on experience with nutritional assessment and anthropometrics techniques. Students participate in in-class discussions of published research articles to learn techniques for deriving evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice. upon completion of this course, students will be able to read, interpret, and understand the findings from clinical research studies and understand the fundamental tools that are used by nutrition researchers. 2 credits, 1st semester

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 McCrory CAS 425 T 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Mts w/SAR HS467

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