Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 20
Semester 1 & 2
Pre-requisite modules Exercise metabolism 19172
This module provides a biochemical and physiological explanation of nutrition requirements of different types of exercise and sports. Particular note is taken of the interaction between nutrition and exercise performance. Students are expected to draw on knowledge of physiology and biochemistry, interpret scientific studies after critical reading and analysis and should be able to translate theory into practical advice for athletes.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, practicals and seminars