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The assessment of muscle mass and physical function in nutritional diagnosis

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Acronym: AMMFFDN
Description: This course aims to develop knowledge and skills in the area of nutritional status assessment, namely: 1. Know the tools for assessing muscle mass and functional status; 2. Be able to track and diagnose muscle mass and function dysfunctions; 3. Know how to use screening and diagnosis tools for malnutrition, obesity, sarcopenia, cachexia and identification of frailty; 4. Recognition of the role of nutrition and physical exercise in preventing the decline in muscle mass and function and also in its recovery; 5. Know how to apply nutritional strategies and physical exercise for the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia and frailty; It is a face-to-face course with a relevant practical component, using interactive sessions and real practice. It is intended that participants achieve and apply the latest advances in this area in their daily practice. Duration: 8 hours (in person)


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Avaliação da massa muscular e da função física no diagnóstico nutricional

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