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    May 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog: September 2019 Edition 
    
2019-2020 Catalog: September 2019 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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NUT 2 SPORT NUTRITION

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles of nutrition as applied to sport. The course will provide the student with a basic understanding of how nutrition affects physical performance and sport. The course will focus on understanding how nutritional choices can be modified to maximize performance potential. This will include an overview of the basic food groups (carbohydrate, fats, and protein), energy metabolism, vitamins and minerals, hydration, ergogenic aids, special populations, weight management, and training/performance diets. An emphasis will be placed on applying the principles to designing a nutritional program for an athlete. NR



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