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HSN709 - Sports Nutrition

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tim Crowe

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: HSN307
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit examines the nutritional needs of athletes and people undertaking substantial exercise programs. Topic areas covered include the roles of nutrition in optimising training and sports performance; body composition in relation to sport; provision of fluid, carbohydrate and fat for training, competition and post-exercise recovery; protein requirements for athletes in different sports; role of vitamins and minerals in exercise performance; and supplements and sport.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Five cloud (online) multiple choice quizzes (5 x 3% each) 15%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Final examination (2 hours) 45%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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