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BIO-138 Nutrition for Fitness & Sport

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

Term: Fall 2024

Course Type: Credit - 1 Credit

Section: 201

Ways to take the class: Online

Start Date: 10/21/2024

End Date: 12/15/2024

Location: Online

Room: TBA

Instructor: Karen E Israel (Subject to change)

Class Size: 25

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