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Class Nutrition and Physical Activity

  • Presentation

    Presentation

    The UC is part of the 1st Cycle of Physical Education and Sports in the area of Therapy and Rehabilitation. The knowledge and skills acquired are fundamental for integration into multidisciplinary teams and for understanding the role of nutrition in sport.

  • Code

    Code

    ULP1267-8643
  • Syllabus

    Syllabus

    CP1. INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION
    1. Concepts
    2. Nutritional guidelines
    3. Energy metabolism: definition and components
    4. Estimated energy requirement
    CP2. INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CARBOHYDRATES, LIPIDS AND PROTEINS
    1. Nomenclature, classification, properties and metabolism
    2. Food sources
    3. Carbohydrates, lipids and proteins in exercise
    CP3. INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF MINERALS, TRACE ELEMENTS AND VITAMINS
    1. Nomenclature, properties, metabolism and biological functions
    2. Food sources
    3. Minerals, trace elements and vitamins in exercise
    CP4. WATER, ELECTROLYTES AND HYDRO-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE
    1. Hydration: concepts
    2. Hydration guidelines
    3. Hydration and exercise
    CP5. DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND ERGOGENIC AIDS
    1. Definition and classification
    2. Legislation
    3. Dietary supplements and ergogenic aids in exercise

  • Objectives

    Objectives

    In this course unit the students acquire knowledge and understand the basic concepts of nutrition, identifythe elements of food and food supplements and their role in physical exercise.
    As learning objectives (LO) defined in this UC students should:
    LO1. Understand the basic concepts of nutrition, metabolism, spending and energy needs;
    LO2. Understand and identify the nutritional constituents of foods, their functions, properties, metabolism and biological functions;
    LO3. Know the nutritional recommendations according to sex, age and condition;
    LO4. Understand the role of nutrients in exercise;
    LO5. Define food supplements and know the underlying legislation;
    LO6. Identify food supplements and understand their effects on exercise.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Different teaching methodologies (ME) will be used: Expository classes (ME1): Resolution of practical cases (ME2), Viewing and discussion of documentaries/videos (ME3), Bibliographic research (ME4), Analysis of scientific articles (ME5) , Small group activities (ME6), Feedback information provided by the teacher about the work carried out (ME7).

  • References

    References

    • Burke L., Deakin V., Minehan M. (2021). Clinical Sports Nutrition (5th Edition). Australia, McGraw-Hill Education.
    • EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), 2017. Dietary reference values for nutrients: Summary report. EFSA supporting publication 2017:e15121. 92 pp. doi:10.2903/sp.efsa.2017.e15121
    • Insel P. M., Ross D., McMahon K., & Bernstein M. (2016). Nutrition (6th Edition). Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
    • Karpinski C & Rosenbloom C.A. (2017). Sports Nutrition: A Handbook for Professionals (6th Edition). Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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