2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PEHL 200 - Sports Nutrition

3 CR
The intention of this course is to introduce nutrition for health and performance. The course will walk students through an overview of nutrients, metabolism, body composition, eating disorders in athletes and the timing play in supporting and improving human physical performance. This course will emphasize the preparation for students to sit for the certification exams as a sports nutritionist with NCCA accredited organizations.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  or ENGL 151 .
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of nutrition as it relates to responses and adaptations demanded by exercise science.
  2. Demonstrate basic nutrition laboratory skills pertaining to assessments, analytical practices, data acquisition, and reporting.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the importance and influence of nutrition and be an advocate for healthy lifestyles.
  4. Plan, administer, and evaluate wellness programs related to diet.