Switzerland, Bern

Nutritional aspects in rehabilitation exercise

when 21 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 249

This summer school «Nutritional aspects in rehabilitation exercise» at Bern University of Applied Sciences – Health Division is organized in close cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The program concerns aspects of nutrition linked to rehabilitation exercise. The focus will be on the complex relation between nutrition, rehabilitation (exercise) and health.
By the end of this one week summer school participants will be able to explain the relationship between nutrition and rehabilitation exercise, based on current evidence and state-of-the-art information. They will be able to conduct nutritional, anthropometric and biochemical-physiological assessments following up-to-date clinical guidelines. Furthermore, participants can conduct a critical reading of meta-analyses within the field of nutrition and rehabilitation. Hence, participants may profit from an improved transfer of basic and applied research into daily clinical practice.
The program offers participants the unique opportunity to widen their network, as well as to interact with other professionals and get insights in their teaching and research activities.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Jan Taeymans

Target group

We are looking for health professionals and advanced students (nutritionists, dietitians, physiotherapists, exercise therapists, physicians, etc.) who are interested in applied sciences and who want to work with clinicians and students from different disciplines.

Fee info

CHF 249: student
CHF 555: professional