PHED 634 Sports Nutrition

(3-0-3) This course is designed to assist students in understanding theory, current research findings, and methods for analysis regarding nutritional aspects of sport and physical activity. Topics to be addressed include history of sports nutrition, research methods, testing and analysis techniques and interpretation in various sports, and specific nutrient needs of athletes engaged in various types of sports (e.g., anaerobic, mixed aerobic-anaerobic and aerobic activities).