A self-directed learning and seminar-based paper which aims to develop the ability to read, interpret and critically analyse scientific nutritional literature on a range of advanced topics in sports nutrition.
The paper aims to increase the student's knowledge and enable them to evaluate the interrelationship between nutrition and exercise through the study of selected topics of current interest.
|Paper title||Perspectives in Sports Nutrition|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,627.65|
- HUNT 221, HUNT 222, HUNT 223 or (HUNT 232 and PHSE 301) or (HUNT 201 and HUNT 202)
- CMNX 407, NUTN 407, NUTX 407, SPME 703, SPMX 703
- Schedule C
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Human Nutrition's website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- The aim of this paper is to increase your knowledge regarding the interrelationship between nutrition and sport through the study of selected topics of current interest. A basic knowledge of the fundamentals of nutrition and the more specific nutritional needs of the physically active person will be assumed.
- Teaching Arrangements
- One 2-hour class per week.
- Recommended Text Book: Burke L. and Deakin V. (2015). Clinical Sports Nutrition (5th
ed.). McGraw-Hill Education (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Other reading material will be made available on Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of HUNT 355 students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between nutrition and sport
- Evaluate the extent to which nutrition and nutritional supplements play a role in athletic performance
- Demonstrate an understanding that our knowledge of sports nutrition is constantly being updated, resulting in rapidly changing recommendations on optimal nutrition for athletes