A nutritional foundation for physical activity.
This course examines the evidence-based nutritional needs and use of fuels for various types of physical activity, from review of body composition, energy balance and roles of specific nutrients, to evaluation of nutritional claims and performance enhancing products. Students develop a knowledge of sports nutrition that can be applied to their own lives.
This course builds upon nutritional basics to provide a deeper knowledge of healthful nutrition and lifestyle for athletes and the physically active. Chapter topics include:
Lectures written by Dr. Melissa Gutschall explore the fundamentals of nutrition for sports and athletes.
Students can review concepts using interactive flashcards. All cards are printable and mobile-compatible for on-the-go learning.
Chapter and cumulative reviews help students test comprehension and retention in preparation for exams and real-world applications.
Configurable and flexible timed exams make testing a trouble-free process for instructors and students. To help ensure exam integrity, we offer the Caduceus Proctoring service.