Basic Nutrition is a comprehensive introduction to the important role nutrition and diet play in maintaining health. With the huge rise in diet related illnesses such as obesity, etc. This course provides an evidence based foundation of nutritional knowledge. It gets back to basics and in this course a comprehensive explanation of nutrition will be provided.
Provides a basic understanding of the influence of nutrition on sport and exercise performance. Nutrition for sport performance, including hydration, nutrient timing strategies for various athletes, and use and regulation of ergogenic aids and nutritional supplements will be covered to apply this knowledge to develop a critical understanding of the nutritional and practical dietary needs of individuals participating in sport and exercise.
Nutrition & Expedition (32-h) What’s the best food to eat on high altitude treks, climbs or expeditions? In this course you will learn a lot about high altitude nutrition.
Nutrition in Extreme Condition (40-h) Climatic extremes can exert profound influences on human physiology. How well humans adapt to these environmental stresses ultimately determines the degree of success they achieve in these difficult and often hostile environments. Success or failure may be influenced by how well the body responds to the challenges of maintaining homeothermia and work output. The body's metabolic response to cold and hypoxia can be either augmented by proper nutrition or impaired by inadequate nutrition. In this course you will find all of your answer!