NUTR09010 2019 Advanced Performance Nutrition
This module will equip you with an understanding of the skills and experience necessary to translate sports nutrition principles into practical professional advice in a range of sports settings.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Critically assess and evaluate the inter-relationship between nutrition, environment, individual characteristics and sports performance.
Demonstrate an ability to provide nutrition advice to a range of population groups
Critically discuss current issues in sports nutrition
Appraise the different nutritional strategies required for different types of sports e.g. strength versus endurance
Evaluate weight requirements for different sports and the nutritional implications of this
Teaching and Learning Strategies
This module will be delivered through online weekly lectures. This will consist of two hours of lectures per week as well as two hours of asynchronous learning which will consist of interactive and forum discussions and MCQ's. In addition, the learner will be expected to allocate an additional 6 hours per week for continuous assessment and additional reading.
Module Assessment Strategies
This module will consist of 100% continuous assessment which will focus on critically reviewing current evidence around the use of nutrition to improve nutrition in a variety of sports types and environments. This will be developed and delivered with different audiences in mind to assess both presentation and writing skills as well as ability to translate evidence into practice.
Repeat Continuous Assessment if required.
Strength and power sports
Weight-restricted and weight-conscious sports
Special populations – young athletes, female athletes, vegetarian and vegan athletes, older athletes, athletes with disabilities, those looking to achieve a healthy weight
Nutritional needs in special environments – cold, heat, altitude
Current issues in sports nutrition
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Nutrition needs analysis and practical strategy for delivery of service||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||30 %||Any||1,2,3,4,5|
|2||Construct a muscle gain or fat loss programme for an athlete||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||30 %||Any||1,2,5|
|3||Critical review||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||40 %||Any||1,2,3,4|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Directed Learning||Not Specified||Self-directed||6||Weekly||6.00|
Online Learning Mode Workload
|Lecture||Online||Two hours lecture and two hours asynchronous learning||4||Weekly||4.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
The complete guide to sports nutrition Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
20/11/2019 Sports and Exercise Nutrition Wiley-Blackwell
Bean A (2018). The complete guide to sports nutrition. 8th Edition. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Lanham-new SA et al., (2011). Sports and Exercise Nutrition. Wiley-Blackwell
William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch 2019, Sports and Exercise Nutrition, Fifth edition. Wolters Klower
Louise Burke, Vicki Deakin 2015, Clinical Sports Nutrition, Fifth edition Ed., McGraw-Hill
Susanne Eberle 2014, Endurance sports nutrition, Third edition Ed., Human Kinetics
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
British Journal of Sports Medicine
International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
Sports Nutrition and Therapy