SPORTS NUTRITION

DTN3SPN

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn the essentials of human nutrition that improve and sustain optimal performance for sport and exercise for both elite and recreational athletes. It will cover topics including pre, during and post training/event nutrition and fluid intake. Nutrition for muscle gain and fat loss for optimising body composition and performance. Nutritional challenges seen in specific sports and age groups will also be discussed as well as sports supplements.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites If the student is admitted in HBHNHK no rule applies. All other students must be admitted in one the following courses: HBHN, HZNDP, HBES, HBESB and must have passed HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB and one of DTN2PNU or DTN1NHW. All other students require subject coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSports NutritionRecommendedJeukendrup, A & Gleeson, M. 20102nd EDITION, Human Kinetics Publishers, USA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and integrate evidence in providing appropriate nutritional advice to athletes and active individuals within their scope of practice.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, online tutorials, tutorials/workshops

02. Evaluate and assess the nutritional demands of athletic performance in a variety of sports and life stages.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, online tutorials, tutorials/workshops

03. Critically analyse a range of current issues in sports nutrition.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, online tutorials, tutorials/workshops

04. Evaluate and integrate the role of nutritional factors and environmental factors affecting physical performance

Activities:
Interactive lectures, online tutorials, tutorials/workshops

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Hong Kong, 2018, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 14 - 26
One 30.0 hours seminar per study period from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word assignment35 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour written examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 30-minute multi-choice quiz test15 01, 02, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Stewart

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 27 - 28
Six 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Appropriate breaks will be provided to students during the 3 hours"

Tutorial Week: 27 - 28
Six 3.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Appropriate breaks and interactive activities will be provided to students during the 3 hours"

Tutorial Week: 27 - 28
Three 3.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word assignment35 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour written examination50 01, 02, 03, 04
One 30-minute multi-choice quiz test15 01, 02, 04