EXER275

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance

(2,0) 2

Extends the basic principles of nutrition presented in EXER262 and explicitly details the role of the major nutrients in their application to wellness and fitness settings, as well as athletic performance. Specifically addresses the interaction of diet and exercise in modifying the condition of the individuals with metabolic dysfunction (diabetes, obesity) or compromised cardiovascular health (hypertension, coronary heart disease). Also examines the special nutritional needs of athletes and the effectiveness of ergogenic aids in enhancing sport performance. Prerequisites: BIOL121 and EXER262.

Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12