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Unit details

HSN709 - Sports Nutrition

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Sonia Brockington

Incompatible with: HSN307
Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3072$3201

* 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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