Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports and Exercise
Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science College of Life Sciences
Scientific basis for the role of nutrition in human performance. Critical evaluation of popular practices; making optimal food choices for physical activity.
Fall, Winter, Spring
Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)
This course was formerly named Sports Nutrition.
Nutrition and Physical Performance
Students will apply their current understanding of nutrition to aspects of physical performance. Describe the factors (exercise intensity, duration, substrate availability and endocrine) that affect energy utilization.
Scientific Research and Evaluation
Search, interpret, and summarize original scientific information. Evaluate nutritional claims for scientific accuracy.
Nutrition Recommendations for Physical Activity
Apply evidence-based nutrition recommendations for sports and exercise in real or hypothetical situations.