University of Technology Sydney

92547 Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity

6cp; To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 4 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
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This subject examines the role of nutrition in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and optimising exercise and sports performance. It focuses on dietary guidelines for health, assessment of nutrition practices, nutrition practices for the optimisation of exercise and sports performance, the identification of inappropriate dietary habits and prevalent contemporary issues in nutrition. Students are challenged to integrate knowledge from health and sport contexts, with a view to developing a range of solutions to nutritional issues faced by today's society.

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Spring session, Moore Park precinct

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