Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Human Movement & Nutrition Sci

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2W

Prerequisite

NUTR3000

Assessment methods

Article review, In Class Quizzes, Sports Nutrition Website, Final Exam

Course coordinator

Dr Michael Leveritt

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

In this course, students will apply prior knowledge of nutrition and exercise to understand nutrition issues associated with specific sports. It will draw together latest findings about the impact of nutrition on training, performance and recovery in selected team and individual sports. Topics for each sport will include ¿ nutrients to support competition performance and training adaptation; supplements and ergogenic aids to enhance performance; and nutrition for optimal recovery. In addition, students will have an opportunity to work through a series of case studies in which their knowledge of nutrition, exercise and the specific characteristics of sport will be used to develop individually tailored nutrition recommendations for athletes.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile