Summarised notes from Weeks 1-13 lectures, including all the studies required for the exam. Topics include: Nutritional biochemistry (carbohydrates, fats + amino acids) Carbohydrate intake before/during/after exercise Exercise Physiology Carbohydrate and protein to enhance glycogen resynthesis Fat oxidation Fat ‘loading’ and adaptations to a high fat diet Fluid intake and hydration Protein needs of athletes The gut microbiota and health Reduced Energy Deficit and the female athlete Dietary calcium and bone health Diet, exercise and cardiovascular disease/cancer/diabetes/weight loss The vegetarian athlete; Dietary iron; prevention of deficiency Nutrition across the lifespan Vitamins and antioxidants Ergogenic Aids High intensity exercise


Semester 2, 2019

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