NF 12 Sports Nutrition
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68
Principles of nutrition are studied and applied to the athlete and active individuals. Includes macro and micro nutrient intakes, hydration, pre and post event food choices, supplements and ergogenic aids, body composition, weight loss/gain. This course also examines the cultural, sociological, and psychological influences related to nutrition, fitness and athletic achievement.