Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Nutrition, Body Composition and Weight ControlWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400884.4

Discipline: HUMAN BIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jason Siegler


Prerequisite
400868 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 AND 400869 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 AND 400881 Functional Anatomy

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4658 Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science).


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In 2016, this unit is replaced by 401141 - Exercise Nutrition. This unit provides students with an understanding of the interdependent areas of nutrition, body composition and body weight control within the context of sport, physical activity, and exercise. Nutritional needs and recommendations for all levels and types of physical activity are covered along with the links between nutrition and health, body composition, control of body weight and composition. Students will develop skills in nutritional analysis, body composition assessment and the development of exercise programs for weight control. Students will use these skills and knowledge in the individualisation of advice on exercise nutrition and body composition control.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Students must comply with the following special requirements: prior to enrolling in this unit students must have: 1) submitted a Criminal Record Check form prior to 1 June 2010 or a Student Undertaking Form after 1 June 2010 and have applied for a National Police Certificate 2) submitted a Prohibited Employment Declaration prior to 1 June 2010 or a Working with Children Check Student Declaration after 1 June 2010 3) provide evidence of compliance with the occupational screening and immunisation policy of NSW Health 4) possess a current WorkCover Authority approved First Aid Certificate.


Courses
4658.2Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.3Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING




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