SP1002 - Sport and Exercise Nutrition
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This course will cover optimal nutrition for exercise performance and health including
nutrition categories and values for food, hydration and electrolyte balance, fluid
replacement, carbohydrate loading, glycemic index, proteins and fats, vitamins and
minerals, public health issues, nutritional supplements, anthropometry and dietary
- describe and apply the current healthy eating guidelines to determine appropriate
nutritional advice and recommendations for athletic performance and health across
- describe the role of diet in the development and management of chronic and lifestyle
diseases and the health-related consequences of these diseases;
- explain and appraise how dietary intake and body composition can be estimated and
evaluated in practice;
- summarise and present nutrition topics for athletic performance, health or body composition.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
- Invigilated > Presentations - (20%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (20%)
- Online Quiz - (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Students are required to attend and actively participate in at least 80% of all scheduled
practical classes and achieve an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Denise Turner
||Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Denise Turner, Dr Teneale McGuckin.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 18 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest