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HSN307 - Sports Nutrition: Theory and Practice

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Sonia Brockington

Prerequisite:HSN201
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar in weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 of trimester to be completed in cloud (online)

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will provide an introduction to the major areas of sport and exercise nutrition for elite athletes and recreational exercisers. It will cover sport and exercise nutrition for pre-, during and post activity considering various sporting activities and body composition considerations. Food and fluid choices for maximising sport and exercise performance will be considered with protein and carbohydrate requirements. A range of supplements will be analysed regarding claims made for performance enhancement and the relationship between exercise and the immune system.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (1500 words) 35%

Assessment task 3: 5 x cloud (online) multiple choice quizzes (5 x 3%) 15%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3103$3185

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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