PK105: Making Sense of Research
Learn what and whom to believe when it comes to the latest nutrition, exercise, and health research.
In this course, you will learn what and whom to believe when it comes to the latest nutrition, exercise, and health research. How do you know what is a good or bad interpretation of a scientific study? Why is it important to know the difference between correlation and causation? Learn the signs and symptoms of misleading research and understand the real science behind those sensationalised newspaper headlines. This course arms you with everything you need to know to be a credible and evidence informed health coach, PT or nutritionist.
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"By doing this course I have gained a deep knowledge that can be applied in a practical way."
- Sophia Warren, Founder, Springbank School
Simon is a medical doctor and public health medicine specialist. His academic career centres on improving dietary treatment for diabetes and uncovering the health effects of excess sugar intake. Simon teaches evidence-based medicine in the School of Medicine at a postgraduate level at the University of Auckland. In this course, Simon is joined by Professor Grant Schofield who is highly skilled at translating complex health research into plain English.
"This course has helped me in being able to discuss and give my rebuttal to the constant and conflicting studies that are in the media about food and nutrition".
- Libby Jenkinson, Founder, Ditch the Carbs