SPCO242-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Nutrition and Exercise Prescription

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

This course provides students with a multidisciplinary perspective and appreciation of contemporary issues in weight management. Applied weight management strategies and techniques fundamental to strength and conditioning will be developed. The coursework is designed to assist students in gaining proficiency supporting and working with weight management clientele.

Learning Outcomes

1.  Develop an intermediate level of knowledge, understanding and pedagogical skills necessary to enhance food choices and physical activity levels.
2.  Understand adherence issues, barriers to success and associated behaviours of individuals undertaking performance, weight and health management programmes.
3.  Develop critical thinking skills around health inequities and the determinants of health that influence people’s food choices and physical activity levels.
4.  Critically evaluate multidisciplinary weight management and health education approaches using scientific research evidence
5.  Apply contemporary research to current nutrition and physical activity education and promotion practices.

Prerequisites

Any 60 points at 100 level from any subject, or
any 15 points at 100 level from SPCO.

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 14:00 A6 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
19 Sep - 9 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab (20/7-24/8, 21/9-5/10)
Warehouse 120 Biomechanics Lab (20/7-24/8, 21/9-5/10)
18 Jul - 28 Aug
19 Sep - 9 Oct
02 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab (20/7-24/8, 21/9-5/10)
Warehouse 120 Biomechanics Lab (20/7-24/8, 21/9-5/10)
18 Jul - 28 Aug
19 Sep - 9 Oct
03 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Warehouse 122 Strength and Conditioning Lab (20/7-24/8, 21/9-5/10)
Warehouse 120 Biomechanics Lab (20/7-24/8, 21/9-5/10)
18 Jul - 28 Aug
19 Sep - 9 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 18:30 - 20:00 K1 Lecture Theatre
22 Aug - 28 Aug

Course Coordinator

Carl Petersen

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Mid term test 25 Aug 2022 40% 90 mins. Covers the theoretical content of the course delivered in the first 6 weeks. Learning outcomes 2, 3, 4. 6:30 - 8:00pm, Thursday 25th Aug 2022 - K1 Lecture Theatre
Workshop tasks 20% During each workshop. Practical lab tasks within the practical sessions.
Competition peaking plan 10 Oct 2022 40% Develop a performance plan (including nutrition and exercise prescription) to peak an athlete for their season peak. Learning outcomes 1, 4, 5.

Textbooks / Resources

Recommended Reading

Campbell B; NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition ; 2nd Edition; 2020.

Edited by Haff and Tiplett; Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning ; 4th Edition; 2016.

McGuigan; Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes ; 2017.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $926.00

International fee $4,563.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SPCO242 Occurrences

  • SPCO242-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022
  • SPCO242-22S2 (D) Semester Two 2022 (Distance)