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- Effective Term:
- Fall 2018 through Winter 2019
- Course Number:
- FT 103
- Course Title:
- Nutrition for Exercise
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
- Research the influence on nutrition in physical activity and lifestyle factors including: body composition, body mass index, lean body mass, body fat distribution and disorders associated with diet using scientifically accepted methods.
- Classify and analyze carbohydrates, fats and proteins as fuels for exercise and physical activity in a variety of active populations.
- Assess the relationship between body composition and health and formulate a plan to assist in behavioral modifications.
- Describe and calculate appropriate hydration guidelines for use during and after exercise.
- Cite and correlate the Dietary Guidelines for Americans into healthy dietary options for the active individual.
- Define the female athlete triad and apply the unique guidelines to exercise and nutrition.
- Clarify dietary myths and consequences in regards to weight loss methods, dietary supplements, alcohol, and calorie intake.
- Assess and develop skill in creating caloric intake guidelines for individuals desiring to lose or gain weight.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Written Exams and/or Assignments
Class Presentations & Group Work
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Evaluation of nutrition research and nutritional claims
Dietary planning: goals and guidelines, interpreting food labels
Energy systems: metabolism and performance
Relationship of the nutrient classes to athletic performance
Nutritional ergogenic aids
Energy balance and weight loss/weight gain
Special topics in sports nutrition:
supplementation, anti-oxidants, female athlete triad, sports drinks, disordered eating