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NUT1202 Introductory Sports Nutrition
Credit Points: 15


This unit investigates the ways in which diet influences athletic performance and the mechanisms by which nutrients are used in the body. The biochemical processes in which the nutrients participate during low and high intensity, acute and chronic exercise are explored. The specific dietary requirements of athletes are examined and the value of nutritional ergogenic aids is assessed. Methods for designing and assessing tailored eating plans for athletes are included.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
SMNUTRNutrition 10 Unit Supporting Major
MANUTNutrition Major
MAAAGUNutrition Major
MIAAECNutrition Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010