|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Poster presentation 500 words and 5 min talk||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Case study: Journal Article Case study: Journal Article 2500 Words||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Poster presentation 500 words and 5 min talk||30%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Case study: Journal Article Case study: Journal Article 2500 Words||70%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Apply a problem-solving approach for the provision of a nutritional intervention to meet client adaptation goals.
Critically discuss the nutritional factors that may contribute to and influence optimal exercise performance.
Critically appraise the recommendations for appropriate nutrient requirements for a variety of sport and exercise activities.
Critically evaluate the role of nutritional supplements in the promotion of exercise adaptations.
This module offers students the opportunity to study the role and relevance of sport and exercise nutrition in a more focused and applied manner. The module will focus on the use of nutritional strategies in both acute and chronic scenarios to maximise adaptation to training as well as before, during and after sport and exercise events. The module will examine the importance of individualising nutritional strategies for specific clients/athletes. The module will allow students to critically evaluate these factors and discuss how the use of the most effective nutritional strategy can influence sport and exercise performance.
Nutrition and training adaptations
Nutrition and Immune function
Nutrition for Injury recovery
Diet practices for team sports
Client nutritional intervention
DXA / somatotyping
Pre-exercise nutrition induced cooling
Designer diets myth or reality
|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||Students work with the client as a group.|
|Creative Problem Solving||Through conducting the case study intervention|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Through conducting the case study intervention|
|Digital capability||Through lab work, using DXA and nutritional software|
|Professional communication||Working with the client, writing the journal case study and poster presentation.|
|Real world sense||Working with a client throughout the module|
|Reflection||Students reflect on their clients' diet and self, peer and lecturer feedback during contact hours|
|Subject Specific Skills||Nutritional analysis, body composition assessment, nutritional strategies and working in the lab.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6