Sports Nutrition (8721.1)
|Level:||Undergraduate Third Year Level|
|HECS Bands:||2, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Semester 2 DR Michelle MINEHAN (Ph: +61 2 62068746 ) FLEXIBLE 2020 Semester 2 DR Michelle MINEHAN (Ph: +61 2 62068746 ) FLEXIBLE
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- Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (180124) - View
- Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164222) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (151259) - View
- Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (139542) - View
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This unit covers fundamental sports nutrition. Students will critically evaluate the evidence base for current and emerging sports nutrition guidelines and practices. Students will assess dietary practices of elite and recreational athletes across the lifecycle. Emphasis will be on the practical application of sports nutrition guidelines.
This unit is co-taught with unit 8722 Sports Nutrition PG.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe how the physiological response to exercise affects nutritional requirements;
2. Describe and critically assess current sports nutrition literature;
3. Assess the nutritional needs and dietary intakes of recreational and elite athletes at a basic level;
4. Explain and apply current sports nutrition guidelines; and
5. Communicate sports nutrition advice accurately and effectively.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2018
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
Up to 4 hours per week.
9280 Introductory Nutrition
Human physiology and human nutrition.
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