Oct 27, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SHS 406 - Sport and Exercise Nutrition


(5-0-5)
Prerequisite: SHS 300  or NTR 306
The purpose of this course is to address the energy transfer in the body during exercise; the macronutrients’ contribution and need in physical performance; the role vitamins and minerals play in physical performance; and hydration status and fluid needs of the athlete. Pharmacological and nutritional ergogenic aids in physical performance; eating disorders, female athlete triad, weight control issues (loss and gain), and some of the facts and fallacies associated with sports nutrition will also be discussed.



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