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|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,038.45|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,492.80|
- 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
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Human Nutrition's website
- 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.
- Lanham-New, Stear, Shirreffs & Collins(eds) (2011). Sport and Exercise Nutrition. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Information literacy, Research, Teamwork.
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- 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