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HUNT445 Applications in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Application of knowledge of sport and exercise nutrition to a real-world situation, providing practical skills for professions.

HUNT 445 will provide the opportunity for students to gain applied hands-on experience in sport and exercise nutrition, including consultations with athletes. This paper will help scaffold the transition from tertiary education into employment.

Paper title Applications in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Paper code HUNT445
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,748.85
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Suitable for graduates and professionals wishing to work in the area of sport and exercise nutrition.
Teaching staff

Sara Richardson

Paper Structure

The paper covers:

  • The role of a sports nutritionist.
  • The assessment and monitoring of an active individual, determining goals, evaluating an individual's needs and providing them with nutritional information.
  • Ethics and professionalism.
Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is taught remotely.

Please note that a University branded polo shirt is a required course related cost for this paper.

Textbooks are not required.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Research, Communication, Ethics.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of HUNT 445 students should be able to:
  • Evaluate the nutritional needs of active individuals.
  • Engage in discussions with active individuals about sport and exercise nutrition.
  • Evaluate nutritional interventions from an evidence-based perspective.

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system

Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system