Oct 23, 2018  
2016-2017 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 468 - Principles of Sports Nutrition

(3 cr) Basic scientific principles as they apply to sports nutrition to maintain health and human performance will be reviewed. Concentration will be on the nutrient requirement of the athlete through the training, competitive, and rehabilitative phases. Biochemical functions and interrelationships of nutrients are examined. Current nutritional trends are evaluated. Special application is made for the age, gender, and type of training of the athlete. Prerequisites: GSPE 210 , HLTH 300 , or permission of the instructor.



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