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NUTR12-101: Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Description

This subject provides students with an understanding of the relationship between nutrition, health and exercise performance. Students will develop an understanding of nutrient metabolism during exercise and the role of food, fluid and nutrition supplements in enhancing exercise performance, training and recovery. Current nutrition recommendations for overall health and well-being will also be covered along with nutrition and physical activity guidelines for modifying body composition and preventing and managing chronic disease.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeNUTR12-101
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050

Learning outcomes

1. Identify reliable sources of population and sport-specific dietary guidelines and recommend dietary strategies for health, well-being, and performance in healthy populations. 2. Describe the function of macro and micro-nutrients, their common sources, and their roles in energy balance and health. 3. Justify safe, legal, and effective use of supplements by athletes and active individuals. 4. Describe the role of diet in the aetiology of chronic lifestyle diseases and identify appropriate dietary strategies. 5. Examine nutritional issues across the lifespan and prioritise appropriate referral pathways for sedentary and active individuals. 6. Compare and contrast commonly used methods for measuring and analysing dietary intake and body composition.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens17/07/2022
Semester start12/09/2022
Subject start12/09/2022
Cancellation 1?26/09/2022
Cancellation 2?03/10/2022
Last enrolment25/09/2022
Withdraw – Financial?08/10/2022
Withdraw – Academic?29/10/2022
Teaching census?07/10/2022