Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT205NUTRITION IN SPORTCompulsory232
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide advanced nutritional informations for sub-elite and elite athletes to students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. EMİNE KUTLAY, Doç.Dr. FARUK TURGAY, Doç. Dr. GÜLBİN R.NALÇAKAN
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding of basic nutrition principals and nutritional sources for athletes;
2Conceiving of nutritional aspects of optimal performance;
3Implying of macro (carbohydrate, protein, lipid) and micro (vitamin, mineral and water) nutrients and its’ chemical properties and importance on athletic performance;
4Conceiving of different nutrition methods practices at before, during and after various exercises and sporting races and its’ application reasons;
5Understanding of conception of energy balance on achieving weight control and of resting metabolic rate, thermic effect of physical activity, thermic effect of a meal and factors affecting nutritional needs;
6Explaining of body mass index on achieving weight control and describing of some body composition measuring methods.
7Conceiving of nutritional strategies for energy systems and implying of nutritional plans for specific sports
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General principles of nutrition, fuel sources for muscle and exercise metabolism, the macronutrients and micronutrients, fluid requirements and fluid balance, electrolytes, temperature regulation, nutrition supplements, digestion and absorption, factors affecting nutritional needs, nutritional strategies for energy systems, eating disorders and nutrition and immune function in athletes, nutritional plans for specific sports, nutrition and fitness assessment, weight control and energy balance
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General principles of nutrition, fuel sources for muscle and exercise metabolism, health nutrition for fitness and sport, nutritional sources for athletes
2The macronutrients, carbohydrate, fat, protein and aminoacids
3Fluid requirements and fluid balance, electrolytes, temperature regulation
4The micronutrients, vitamins (the organic regulators) and Minerals (the inorganic regulators-macrominerals and trace minerals)
5Nutrition supplements (ergogenic aids), evaluating sport nutrition products
6Nutritional aspects of optimal performance, gastric emptying digestion and absorption
7Timing of energy and fluid intake
8Exam
9Efficient delivery of oxygen, and inhibitors of fuel and nutrient utilization
10Factors affecting nutritional needs (travel, high altitude, gender and age, body composition and weight), weight maintenance and loss through proper nutrition and exercise
11Nutritional strategies for energy systems (anaerobic metabolism for high-intensity burst and power, aerobic metabolism for endurance
12Eating disorders and nutrition and immune function in athletes
13Nutritional plans for specific sports (sports requiring power and speed)
14Nutritional plans for specific sports (sports requiring endurance)
15Nutritional plans for specific sports (sports requiring combined power and endurance), nutrition and fitness assessment
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Manore M, Thompson J (2000) Sport nutrition for health and performance, Human Kinetics. Jeukendrup A, Gleeson M (2004) Sport nutrition, Human Kinetics. Williams MH (2007) Nutrition for health, fitness&Sport, Eighth Edition, Mc Graw Hill Companies, New York Benardot D. (2006). Advanced Sports Nutrition, 209–232, Human Kinetics, United States. Karlsson J (1997) Antioxidants and Exercise, Human Kinetics, United States. Willams MH (1998) the Ergogenics Edge, Human Kinetics, United States Concerning of advance sports nutrition different kind of journals and papers
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)88
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