May 26, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog

HHP 342 - Sports Nutrition (3)

Prerequisite(s): HHP 209  
This course is designed to provide the basic principles of sports nutrition for exercise/athletic performance with an emphasis on nutrition strategies for maximum performance and altering body composition; and nutrition before, during and after competition. Major topics explored include fluid and electrolytes, dietary supplements, hormones, performance enhancing substances and methods, and feeding and eating disorders. Upon completion of this course, the student will understand the role of sports nutrition professionals and be able to apply the basic principles of sports nutrition for exercise and athletic performance.