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This course provides an understanding of nutritional principles for healthy living and maintaining and improving sporting performance. The course will identify recommended nutritional practices for various populations including athletes, recreational exercisers, and groups with specific nutritional needs. The use of nutritional supplements in sporting performance will also be examined.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Human Kinetics, 2020 (Note required text Campbell OR Dunford & Doyle).
Dunford, Marie & Doyle, J. Andrew;
Nutrition for sport and exercise
Cengage, 2019 (Note required text Campbell OR Dunford & Doyle).
Williams, Melvin H. , Rawson, Eric S., Branch, J. David;
Nutrition for health, fitness, and sport
Readings and other supplementary information to support learning will be made available through the course LEARN site.
Domestic fee $951.00
International fee $4,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Health Sciences