HSN307 - Sports Nutrition: Theory and Practice
2021 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
HSN201 or HSN211
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
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)
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 2 hour online recorded classes per week and 5 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester
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.
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