Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

Online Course

Future Learn
Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

What is the course about?

Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut
The course Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut is an online class provided by Monash University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Gain a deeper understanding of the connection between food, exercise and the gut, with this course for healthcare professionals.

Course description
  • Improve your knowledge of the gut and how it’s affected by food and exercise
  • 2 weeks
  • The gut is a complex part of the human body, and can be affected by many different factors. It’s vital healthcare professionals have a solid understanding of how the gut works, and what can exacerbate or improve gut problems.
  • On this course you will grow your understanding of gut health and learn current information on food, exercise and its effects on the gastrointestinal tract. You will explore subjects like exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome and nutritional intervention – leaving the course with an improved understanding that you can apply in your practice.
  • The gastrointestinal tract
  • Exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome
  • Exacerbators
  • Nutritional intervention and dietary modification
  • Gut training
  • Places in this course are limited to 100, so please register early to avoid disappointment.
  • This course is designed for healthcare professionals, specifically sports physicians and dietitians. It assumes knowledge of science, medicine and healthcare practice.
  • This course is recognised by:
  • If you have any questions on the course, its accreditation/endorsement or how it may relate to your professional healthcare practice we encourage you to email your questions to [email protected]
  • Monash University
  • Monash University is one of Australia’s leading universities, ranked in the world’s top 1% by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It was established in Melbourne in 1958.

Prerequisites & Facts

Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

Course Topic

Healthcare & Medicine, Nutrition

University, College, Institution

Monash University

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Monash University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut
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School: Monash University
Topic: Healthcare & Medicine, Nutrition