Description: This course is a required course in the Nutrition and Foods major and also the Nutrition and Foods minor. This course provides the link between basic nutrition and food planning content and the connection with physical activity and physical performance. It will explore the unique energy needs of and nutritional considerations for those participating and many different athletic events. The course will address the special nutritional and training needs of athletes and individuals who are physically active. Major topics include the function and sources of each of the nutrients, fueling for pre exercise, during exercise and after exercise, specific meal planning, nutrient needs for specific athletes and wellness lifestyles, and more. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2021 Spring 2022
Prerequisite: NTS 135, BIO 201, and BIO 202