Information Package / Course Catalogue
Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
Course Code: BSÖ524
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

Provide students with the fundamental concepts and knowledge on the principles of nutrition in health and disease. Special emphasis will be given on the relationships between diet and training for optimum performance and the role of diet and physical activity in the management of weight and cardiovascular diseases.

Course Content

The course includes the principles of nutrition; functions of nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, minerals, vitamins and water) in the body; energy demands of varios types of physical activities, associations between diet and training for optimal performance, ergogenic supplements, role of nutrition and physical activity in the management weight and cardiovascular diseases and eating disorders.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain the basic principles of nutrition
2. Describe the properties, functions and significance of nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins and water) for human body and their relations to physical activity
3.Recognize special physiological demands of various levels of physical activity.
4.Determine energy needs and the nutritional requirements for specific types of physical activity.
5.Analyze fluid intake required for various levels and types of physical activity.
6.Explain the relationships between diet and training for optimum performance
7. Discuss the role of diet and physical activity in weight gain/loss
8.Discuss the role of diet and physical activity in the management of cardiovascular diseases
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Relations among physical activity, health and nutrition
Week 2 - Theoretical
Bioenergetic systems during exercise
Week 3 - Theoretical
Carbohydrate metabolism and its role during exercise
Week 4 - Theoretical
Fat metabolism and its role during exercise
Week 5 - Theoretical
Protein metabolism and its role during exercise
Week 6 - Theoretical
Vitamin and mineral requirements and exercise
Week 7 - Theoretical
Fluid intake, dehydration and rehydration
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Nutritional ergogenic supplements
Week 10 - Theoretical
Role of diet and physical activity in weight management
Week 11 - Theoretical
Role of diet and physical activity in the management of cardiovascular diseases
Week 12 - Theoretical
Role of diet and physical activity in the management of cardiovascular diseases
Week 13 - Theoretical
Eating disorders
Week 14 - Theoretical
Nutritional recommendations for injuries and rehabilitation period
Week 15 - Theoretical
Preparation for Final Exam
Week 16 - Final Exam
FINAL EXAM
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
3
4
4
5
4
3
OÇ-2
3
5
2
4
5
3
OÇ-3
4
4
5
3
5
4
OÇ-4
3
5
4
2
3
4
OÇ-5
2
4
2
3
5
4
OÇ-6
3
4
2
5
4
3
OÇ-7
4
4
2
4
5
3
OÇ-8
5
3
4
2
4
4
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