Body Weight and Composition Evaluation

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    58 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Body composition is a method of understanding the body in terms of its components: fat, protein, minerals, and body water. It describes weight more accurately and can be used to assess the overall health status. A detailed body composition analysis can show changes in fat mass, muscle mass, and body fat percentage. read more »»

Body mass index is a common method used to assess the health of an individual by comparing the amount of weight to height. A healthy balance of fat and muscle is essential for long-term health. Learn in detail facts about body weight and composition in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • What are body weight and body composition?
  • What is obesity?
  • Body at the tissue, cellular, molecular and atomic level
  • Various lab methods and field methods for estimating body composition”

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


4/5

Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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