Lifestyle Epidemiology Online course

1 Jan 2024 | 08.00 - 17.00Online

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of death globally. To a large extent, NCDs are caused by lifestyle factors including unhealthy dietary intake, lack of physical activity and sedentary behaviours. Appropriate measures and methods are required to study relations of such lifestyle behaviours and NCDs. The primary aim of the course is to translate up-to-date knowledge and skills on the measurement and epidemiology of dietary behaviours, physical activity and sedentary behaviours.

The course comprises of lectures, debate sessions and practicals. Lecturers will introduce the topics and provide the state of current knowledge. In practical afternoon sessions, students will work in small groups in a variety of forms, including group work, discussions and data interpretation and calculation.

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