SRJC Course Outlines

9/22/2019 1:36:21 PMFDNT 60 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FDNT 60Title:  NUTRITION AND PHY FIT  
Full Title:  Nutrition and Physical Fitness
Last Reviewed:11/28/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Contemporary findings in nutrition specifically related to performance in athletics and exercise.  Computer analysis of calorie and nutrient intake and application of the results to improve and enhance performance, energy level, and general well-being.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Contemporary findings in nutrition specifically related to performance in athletics and exercise.  Computer analysis of calorie and nutrient intake and application of the results to improve and enhance performance, energy level, and general well-being.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Plan a diet with optimal levels of nutrients to support moderate levels of physical activity,
    peak athletic performance and overall good health.
2.  Choose food sources of nutrients to build and maintain optimal body composition to support
    lifelong health.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Describe the basic mechanisms involved in energy production and storage in the body.
2. Discuss aerobic and anaerobic pathways in the body.
3. Describe the relationship between energy intake and expenditure needed to maintain energy
    balance.
4. Describe the importance of carbohydrate in a training diet.
5. Discuss the pros and cons of carbohydrate loading.
6. Describe the functions of lipids for moderate exercise, injury prevention and healing.
7. Describe the factors which contribute to atherosclerosis, and develop a personal strategy to
    minimize these factors.
8. Explain the functions of protein in the body related to physical activity.
9. Discuss the pros and cons of various types of nutritional supplements.
10. Describe the functions of vitamins and minerals in the body in relation to athletic
    performance, muscle building, and workout recovery, and identify the consequences of
    excessive intake.
11. Identify the major functions of water and explain the influence of proper hydration during
    exercise.
12. Discuss the interactions among the major electrolytes supporting normal blood pressure,
    muscle function and hydration.
13. Describe the effects of sugar, caffeine, and alcohol in athletic performance.
14. Plan a diet with optimal levels of carbohydrates, lipids, and protein for optimal physical
    fitness.

Topics and Scope
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I. Metabolism and the Energy Pathways
    A. The energy sources
    B. Aerobic and anaerobic pathways
II. Fuel Usage
    A. Intensity
    B. Duration
    C. Fitness level
    D. Peak athletic performance
III. Carbohydrate
    A. Training diet
    B. Optimal carbohydrate: protein ratios for training and recovery
    C. Carbohydrate loading
    D. Food sources of carbohydrates
IV. Fats
    A. The importance of fat
    B. Food sources of saturated and unsaturated fat
    C. Cardiovascular disease
V. Proteins
    A. Protein needs and exercise
    B. Food sources of proteins
    C. Protein supplements
VI. Vitamins and Minerals
    A. Enery metabolism
    B. Muscle recovery
    C. Bone strength
VII. Hydration
    A. Hydration and exercise
    B. Choice of fluid sources
    C. Electrolyte balance
VIII. Sugar, Caffeine and Alcohol
    A. Sugar before and during exercise
    B. The effect of caffeine on exercise
    C. The effect of alcohol on exercise
IX. Eating for Performance
    A. Pre-exercise meals
    B. Fuel and hydration during exercise
    C. Fuel and hydration after exercise
    D. Injury prevention
X. Eating for Recovery
    A. Maximizing alertness - micronutrients and neurotransmitters
    B. Glycogen repletion, rehydration, anti-inflammatories
XI. Body Composition
    A. Assessing body composition
    B. Weight control and energy balance
    C. Building muscle and limiting body fat

Assignments:
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1. Read chapters in text (20-30 pages per week) and answer assigned questions/complete in-class
    worksheets, class discussions
2. Diet analysis, record three-day food intake and physical activities, analyze and write
    evaluation of nutrient intake with modifications, as needed
3. Quizzes (3-4)
4. Presentation or poster related to sports beverage, sports nutrition bar, snack foods, diet, or
     supplements designed to support athletic workouts, competition, and performance

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Written homework - chapter questions, worksheets
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 35%
Computer diet analysis
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Quizzes - multiple choice, true false and short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 40%
Class presentation or poster, class participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Sports Nutrition Guidebook. 5th Ed. Clark, Nancy. Human Kinetics. 2013

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