Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Exercise NutritionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401436.1

Discipline: NUTRITION AND DIETETICS

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Drew Keys


Equivalent Units
401141 - Exercise Nutrition, 400884 - Exercise Nutrition, Body Composition and Weight Control

Prerequisite
400868 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 AND 400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science

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


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Drew Keys  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit provides students with an understanding of the interdependent areas of nutrition 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, sport performance, body composition and control of body weight. Students will develop skills in nutritional analysis and program development, measurement of energy expenditure and body composition assessment. Students will use these skills and knowledge in the individualisation of advice on exercise nutrition for health and sport performance.


Courses
3769.2Bachelor of Data ScienceCURRENT
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.5Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

SM4008.1Exercise ScienceCURRENT




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