Kinesiology - Theory 302

P.E. 302 Introduction to Sport Nutrition

Course Description

The study of the function of nutrients on human performance. The role of macronutrients (proteins, carbs, and fats), micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, and trace elements) and water in growth, development and body processes. Prepares students to take the National Council of Strength and Fitness Sport Nutrition exam. Note: This course is not activity-based and is not applicable to the specific area requirement in Physical Education for the Associate Degree.

Units: 3

Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or P/NP)

  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Corequisites: None
Prerequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.