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SP1002 - Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: 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 analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  • determine appropriate nutritional advice and recommendations for athletic performance and health;
  • examine and analyse nutrition topics for athletic performance, health or body composition.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Denise Turner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Denise Turner, Dr Teneale McGuckin, Ms Ashleigh Sushames.
Contact hours:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 16 hours practicals
    Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (30%); assignments (20%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Denise Turner
    Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Fiona Barnett, Dr Teneale McGuckin, Miss Kelly Sinclair, Ms Ashleigh Sushames.
    Contact hours:
    • 24 hours lectures
    • 16 hours practicals
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (30%); assignments (20%).

      Note: 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 official information.