Nutrition has an impact on multiple areas, including injury prevention and injury recovery, muscle and skeletal development, exercise recovery, psychological sense of well-being, general health, and resistance to illness. Under ideal circumstances, all members of the sports medicine team, including sports nutritionists, exercise physiologists, sports medicine physicians, sports psychologists, and athletic trainers, should have some understanding of how nutrition will affect their specific areas of expertise. Therefore, while the primary focus of this book is to help exercise science students understand the science of sports nutrition, it can also help others on the sports medicine team understand the scientific basis of important nutritional issues that have an impact on athlete health and performance. By doing so, this book will contribute to the cohesiveness and functionality of the sports medicine team and to the ultimate benefit of the athlete. This book is also likely to find other readers who have an interest in athlete health and success, including parents and coaches.
Since an important goal of this book is to make the science accessible, easily understood, and applicable, any reader in a college/university should be capable of reading and understanding the book contents without prerequisite knowledge. A number of courses are taught at the undergraduate and/ or beginning graduate level for which this book would be appropriate, including courses with titles such as Nutrition for Physical Activity, Nutrition for Exercise Science, Sports Nutrition, and related titles. Assuming the student is in any field related to applied science and public health, there should be no course prerequisites needed to take a course using this book.
|Contact Hours: 10|
Text Course Format: Text
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Chapter 7- Hydration Issues in Athletic Performance
- Chapter 8- Managing Weight and Body Composition in Athletes
- Chapter 9- Nutrition Issues Related to Oxygen Transport and Utilization, Reducing Muscle Soreness, and Improving Muscle Recovery
- Chapter 10- Optimizing Nutrition Strategies for Age and Sex.
- Chapter 11- Nutrition Strategies for Power, Endurance, and Combined Power/Endurance Sports.
- Chapter 12- Impact of Travel, High Altitude, High Heat, and Humidity on Nutrition
- Chapter 15- Diet Planning for Optimal Performance
- Chapter 14- Nutritional Issues Related to Athlete Health, Disease, and Injury
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on making it a comprehensive source of nutrition information that relates to athletic needs.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Define hypohydration.
- Recognize 7 functions of water.
- Identify 3 conditions that result in the release of vasopressin.
- List 11 problems resulting from consumption of excess energy.
- Define BMI.
- Recognize 4 factors that can result in excess insulin production
- Define hemochromatosis.
- List 8 sports commonly associated with EIA.
- Recognize 6 subclasses of flavonoids.
- Recognize 3 situations where stress fractures are most likely to be observed.
- Identify 3 internal factors that can influence BMD.
- Define sarcopenia.
- Recognize the primary stimulus for gluconeogenesis.
- List 8 glucogenic amino acids.
- Identify 5 techniques for ensuring hydration during activity.
- Recognize the action of corticotropin.
- Identify travel tips for athletes.
- Identify 6 common foodborne illnesses.
- Identify 3 energy metabolic systems.
- Define ketones.
- Recognize 4 factors that affect maximal oxygen uptake.
Contact Hours: 10
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Course Type: Text
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