Sports Nutrition

School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 20101

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 & 2

Pre-requisite modules Exercise metabolism 19172

Module description

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