SPORTS NUTRITION

DTN3SPN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you 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 training and competition nutrition, optimising body composition and performance and applications in specific sports and populations.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Jenner

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will complete readings and respond to questions through online discussion forum posts prior to each lecture. Workshops incorporate a range of group and individual learning activities including practical taste testing and case studies.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one the following courses: HBHN, HBNTS, HZNDP, HBES, HBESB, HBSES, SBMD AND must have passed the following subjects: HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB and (DTN2PNU or DTN1NHW or SPE1FSA) All other students require subject coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBelski, Forsyth & Mantzioris.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAllen & Unwin

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse and integrate evidence to develop appropriate plans for athletes and active individuals within the relevant scope of practice.
02. Evaluate and assess the nutritional demands of athletic performance across a variety of sports and life stages.
03. Assess and apply evidence-based literature regarding current issues in sports nutrition.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Jenner

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 2.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
Three 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Audio-visual presentation (1750-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

Group assessment task (4000-word equivalent -1250-word equivalent per group member - students work in groups of 4)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Independent assessment task (750 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLauren Manning

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 27 - 28
Nine 2.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 27 - 28
Three 3.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 27 - 28
Nine 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Audio-visual presentation (1750-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

Group assessment task (4000-word equivalent -1250-word equivalent per group member - students work in groups of 4)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Independent assessment task (750 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3