|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||9 x 2 Hour Lectures|
|Practical||2 x 1 Hour Practicals|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Literature review (2,000 words)||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate a base of knowledge concerning the role of nutrition in health and sport performance.
2. Discuss dietary guidelines and recommendations for health and sport.
3. Evaluate dietary information and show judgement about its scientific significance.
This module will introduce students to key roles of nutrition in the human body and to consider the influence of nutrition in disease and in healthy populations. The module will provide the basis for development in subsequent modules such as Sport & Exercise Physiology, Sports & Exercise Medicine, Physiology of Training and Performance Enhancement and Sport and Exercise Nutrition.
Introduction and overview
Dietary analysis practical
Micronutrients: vitamins and minerals.
Submission of formative assessment.
Consolidation lecture and seminar
BMR, physical activity level and energy balance
Estimating substrate use at rest and during exercise practical
Ergogenic aids and supplements
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Laboratory practical.|
|Communication||Laboratory practical (not directly assessed) and coursework assessment, which is directly assessed.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Preparation for assessment, including formative feedback on draft.|
|Information Technology||Use of laboratory equipment, assessment preparation.|
|Personal Development and Career planning|
|Subject Specific Skills||Use of laboratory equipment.|
|Team work||Laboratory practical.|
This module is at CQFW Level 4