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Subject: new course offered by NFSC NFSC103 Nutrition and Sports Performance

Description: Nutrition and Sports Performance would give students a brief
overview of positive health-related outcomes of a physically active
lifestyle. Students would design a fitness regimen and be able to describe
when and how glycogen, blood glucose, fat, and protein are used to meet
energy needs during different types of physical activity. They would be able
to differentiate between anaerobic and aerobic use of glucose, and identify
advantages and disadvantages of each. This course would outline how to
estimate and athlete's calorie need and discuss the general principles for
meeting overall nutrient requirements in the training diet. The problems
associated with rapid weight loss by dehydration and the importance of water
and/or sports drinks during exercise would be examined. An understanding of
the importance of staying well-nourished with carbohydrate, protein, and
various vitamins and minerals before, during, and after training would be
discussed.

Event Date: July 13, 2015
Event Location: ONLINE
Contact Person: Saira Khan
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Contact Phone Number: 301 405 0776