Maricopa Community Colleges  FON100AD   19896-20002 
Official Course Description:   MCCCD Approval:  01/10/89  
FON100AD     19896-20002 LEC 1 Credit(s) 1 Period(s)
Nutrition Sports and Physical Activity
Principles of nutrition, applied to sports and other physical activities. Computerized dietary analysis program utilized. Emphasis on maximizing performance and minimizing risk. Prerequisites: FON100, or FON100AA, or FON141, or FON241.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
FON100AD   19896-20002 Nutrition Sports and Physical Activity
1. Describe the effects of malnutrition on physical activities. (I)
2. Describe nutritional methods for enhancement of performance. (II)
3. Assess own nutritional status utilizing computerized dietary analysis program, and develop a personal nutrition plan. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
FON100AD   19896-20002 Nutrition Sports and Physical Activity
    I. Effects of malnutrition on performance
        A. Typical deficiencies associated with physical activity
          1. Dehydration/electrolyte imbalance
          2. Anemia
          3. Carbohydrate deficiency
        B. Typical excesses associated with physical activity enthusiasts
          1. Protein/amino acids
          2. Vitamins/minerals
      II. Enhancement of performance
          A. "Preperformance" diets
            1. What works, for what purposes
            2. What doesn't work
          B. Glycogen loading
            1. Theory
            2. Limits
            3. Applications
          C. Hydration
            1. Assessing
            2. Achieving
            3. Maintaining
          D. Supplements
            1. Claims versus reality
            2. Biologic versus physiologic effects
            3. What works and what doesn't
            4. Nutrient-nutrient interaction
          E. Non-nutrition enhancement of performance
            1. Medications, drugs, and steroids
            2. Sodium bicarbonate
        III. Personal nutrition plan development
            A. Identifying special needs for activity type
            B. Incorporating results of physical and diet assessments
            C. Analyzing new nutrition plan
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