Introduction to Human Nutrition

PHYSCI X 451

This course provides background and practical knowledge of nutrition and its relation to health, disease, and exercise performance.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Define how daily food choices can help or harm the body's health over time
  • Explore characteristics of a healthy diet along with cultural and other influences on human food choices
  • Compare and contrast major types of carbohydrates, fats, amino acids, and proteins

About this course:

This course provides students with a background in the basics of nutrition and stresses the link between nutrition practices, health, disease, and exercise performance. Topics include macronutrient needs; vitamins, minerals, and other supplements; energy balance; weight control; the effects of nutrient excesses and deficiencies on performance; ergogenic aids; eating disorders; and how to recognize nutrition practices that may require professional referral. Students also gain practical knowledge through understanding nutrition labeling and evaluating literature.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Canceled
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Thursday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Mor Volner
372084
Fee:
$705.00
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate. 

Enrollment deadline: April 9, 2020.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Apr 2, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 9, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 16, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 23, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 7, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 14, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 21, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 28, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 4, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 11, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

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