HSE330 - Nutrition for Exercise Scientists


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in D333, D394, H343 and H353.



Corequisite: HSE010
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

This unit is comprised of 4 modules. Each module consists of online learning experiences and assessment with a commitment of approximately 6 to 8 hours per week. Online content is accompanied by 2 hour on-campus seminars each week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour seminar per week (online via Blackboard Collaborate)


In this unit students will gain the knowledge and skills to provide nutritional advice to healthy clients. It will cover nutritional recommendations and methods for dietary assessment and analysis. The scope of practice for an exercise scientist around the nutritional advice provided and identifying inappropriate dietary behaviours will be considered, including appropriate referral pathways. Students will gain knowledge in the food and fluid requirements and application of nutritional supplements for exercise preparation, exercise performance and exercise recovery within various sporting activities.