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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 3002

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
011616

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop knowledge of concepts of nutritional science applied to exercise and performance; develop knowledge in physiological and metabolic process involved in different physical activities; develop an understanding of the relationships between diet and exercise and performance and apply sports nutrition principles to exercise science.

Course content

Nutritional requirements for training, pre-competition, competition and recovery for all athletes and occupational athletes across the lifespan. Hydration. Supplements and ergogenic aids. Assessing energy expenditure and body composition. Requirements for athletes with special needs, requirements in special circumstances and training in different environmental conditions.

Textbook(s)

R. Belski; A. Forsyth and E. Mantzioris, Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance, A&U Academic

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2001 Human Nutrition
BIOL 2052 Lifespan Physiology
HLTH 2006 Exercise Physiology 1

Students must have completed HLTH 2001 Human Nutrition and either HLTH 2006 Exercise Physiology 1 or BIOL 2052 Lifespan Physiology.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 x 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 6 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Written examination 2 hours 40% -
Research report 2000 words 35% -
Case studies 1500 words 25% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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