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HUNT232 Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Nutritional aspects of exercise and performance.

This paper introduces the fundamentals of sports nutrition and develops an understanding of the nutritional requirements and issues involved in a variety of sport and exercise settings.

Paper title Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Paper code HUNT232
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
Two of (CELS 191, FOSC 111, HUBS 191, HUBS 192, BIOL 111, BIOL 115, PHSE 191, PHSE 192) or (ANAT 111 and PHSL 101)
Schedule C
Science
Contact
human-nutrition@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Tracy Perry
Paper Structure
Paper content includes the following topic areas:
  • Energy metabolism
  • Nutrition for short-duration, intermittent and endurance exercise
  • Weight loss and weight gain in athletes
  • Sport foods and supplements
Teaching Arrangements
Two lectures per week and one practical per fortnight
Attendance at practical classes is compulsory.
Textbooks
Williams, Rawson, and Branch (2017). Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport. McGraw Hill Education USA.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of HUNT 232, students should be able to:
  • Discuss the barriers to sound nutrition for exercise performance
  • Outline the nutritional requirements of physically active individuals and athletes, in a variety of sports
  • Discuss the role of nutrition and exercise in the management of body weight and body composition
  • Discuss the role and use of sports foods and dietary supplements in sport

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-14, 18-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Thursday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 13, 17, 19
P2 Tuesday 14:00-17:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20
P3 Thursday 14:00-17:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20

Nutritional aspects of exercise and performance.

This paper introduces the fundamentals of sports nutrition and develops an understanding of the nutritional requirements and issues involved in a variety of sport and exercise settings.

Paper title Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Paper code HUNT232
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
Two of (CELS 191, FOSC 111, HUBS 191, HUBS 192, BIOL 111, BIOL 115, PHSE 191, PHSE 192) or (ANAT 111 and PHSL 101)
Schedule C
Science
Contact
human-nutrition@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Katherine Black
Paper Structure
Paper content includes the following topic areas:
  • Energy metabolism
  • Nutrition for short-duration, intermittent and endurance exercise
  • Weight loss and weight gain in athletes
  • Sport foods and supplements
Teaching Arrangements
Two lectures per week and one practical per fortnight
Attendance at practical classes is compulsory.
Textbooks
Lanham-New, Stear, Shirreffs & Collins(eds) (2011). Sport and Exercise Nutrition. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of HUNT 232, students should be able to:
  • Discuss the barriers to sound nutrition for exercise performance
  • Outline the nutritional requirements of physically active individuals and athletes, in a variety of sports
  • Discuss the role of nutrition and exercise in the management of body weight and body composition
  • Discuss the role and use of sports foods and dietary supplements in sport
  • Have insight into and appreciate the scope of practice of a sports nutritionist working within the sports nutrition area

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-12, 15-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Tuesday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20
P2 Thursday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20
P3 Tuesday 14:00-17:50 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21
P4 Thursday 14:00-17:50 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21