MSAT-515: Sports Nutrition
This course discusses nutrition as it relates to health, exercise and performance. Topics will include metabolic energy systems, nutritional aspects of substrate utilization (digestion, absorption, metabolism, etc.), assessment of nutritional needs and diet modification. Students will also learn about benefits, risks, and ethical issues related to ergogenic aid, nutraceutical, vitamin, and dietary supplement use. Dietary approaches to influence body composition changes and exercise performance will also be discussed.