|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||1 Hours MCQ MCQ completed through Blackboard||50%|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 1000 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 1000 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||1 Hours Exam Online exam (MCQ, short answer)||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate a base of knowledge concerning the role of nutrition in health and sport performance.
Discuss dietary guidelines and recommendations for health and sport.
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 of the students understanding of the role of nutrition in health and performance in subsequent modules.
Recommended intakes, DRI, RDA
Guidelines for healthy diets e.g.:
• food pyramids,
• healthy plate,
• five a day
Blood glucose response to CHO
Food diary and FFQ
Estimating substrate use at rest and during activity
Body comp, BMI
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Adaptability and resilience||Students will be provided with academic and skill challenges during practical sessions and completion of assessment|
|Co-ordinating with others||Laboratory sessions: • Working in groups in laboratory sessions|
|Creative Problem Solving||Completion of assessments (Exam and Essay) Laboratory sessions|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Completion of assessments (Exam and Essay) Laboratory sessions|
|Digital capability||Assessment (Exam, online platform and Essay using MS word) Laboratory sessions • Food diary and Food frequency questionnaire|
|Professional communication||Working in the lab will require to communicate in a professional manner with peers|
|Real world sense||Assessment (Essay, interpreting dietary guidelines) Laboratory sessions: • Working with participants as clients|
|Reflection||Self, peer and lecturer feedback during contact hours|
|Subject Specific Skills||Laboratory sessions: • Capillary blood sample taking • Food Diary • Indirect calorimetry • Body composition assessment|
This module is at CQFW Level 4