Course Details

NUTR 170 Nutrition and Fitness

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Grade Only

Description: This course is designed for the physically active person interested in the role nutrition plays to increase energy and enhance performance. Nutrient needs before, during, and after exercise are evaluated for their effect on optimal performance. Carbohydrate loading and a variety of supplements are discussed. Underwater weighing to determine body fat composition is available. This course is designed for both the recreational and competitive athlete and may be applied to the major or used as a transfer course. It may also be of interest to those with an interest in health and fitness.