SPCO107-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Sport Nutrition

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

This course provides an understanding of nutritional principles for healthy living and maintaining and improving sporting performance. The course will identify recommended nutritional practices for various populations including athletes, recreational exercisers, and groups with specific nutritional needs. The use of nutritional supplements in sporting performance will also be examined.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 E8 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 08:00 - 10:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
02 Monday 08:00 - 10:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
03 Tuesday 08:00 - 10:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
04 Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
05 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
06 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
07 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
08 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
09 Wednesday 08:00 - 10:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep
10 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 29 Sep

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Matt Hobbs

Lecturers

Carl Petersen , Steven Gieseg and Julia Rucklidge

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Lecture / Lab Tasks 30% Online Tasks related to lecture and/or lab material in Weeks 1 - 6, and Week 9
1.5 Hour Test 40% True/False, Multi-Choice, Short Answer questions
Research Poster and Presentation 30% Poster (25%). 5min Lab class presentation (5%) in last week.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Campbell B; NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition ; 2nd Edition; Human Kinetics, 2020 (Note required text Campbell OR Dunford & Doyle).

Dunford, Marie & Doyle, J. Andrew; Nutrition for sport and exercise ; 4th edition; Cengage, 2019 (Note required text Campbell OR Dunford & Doyle).

Recommended Reading

Williams, Melvin H. , Rawson, Eric S., Branch, J. David; Nutrition for health, fitness, and sport ; 11th edition;

Readings and other supplementary information to support learning will be made available through the course LEARN site.

Additional Course Outline Information

Where to submit and collect work

Where applicable students will be expected to submit assessments via the online assessment system in the Learn class site on or before the due time and date.  Student assessments are processed through the software Turnitin, to check for plagiarism.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

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