Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

HEA 138 - Nutrition for Fitness and Sport

1 credit hour - One hour of lecture weekly; one term.
Introduces the student to current dietary guidelines appropriate for a healthy and physically active lifestyle. Explores the nutritional needs of physically active individuals, including recreational as well as competitive athletes. The role of each nutrient is reviewed, with emphasis on their utilization during exercise and recovery. Dietary modifications to optimize performance during different types of physical activity also will be discussed. A brief review of scientific data regarding ergogenic aids also will be presented.

Crosslisted: Also offered as BIO 138 ; credit is not given for both HEA 138 and BIO 138 .