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BIOL 311 –  Sports Nutrition (CRN: 97945) at  College of San Mateo for Fall 2024

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This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course.

BIOL 311 Sports Nutrition

This course presents the principles of optimal nutrition for enhancing physical activity, athletic performance, and recovery from exercise. The course topics include the appropriate selection of foods, fluids, supplements, and the timing of nutrition for optimal health and performance. Topics are based on the latest peer-reviewed scientific literature, evidence-based analysis, and scientific data on energy needs, body composition, nutrient needs, fluid requirements, and special nutrition requirements during training and competition. This course also includes the use of sports supplements and specific recommendations for vegetarian or vegan athletes. This course draws on recommendations from the American Dietetic Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the USDA.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a, E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC

College of San Mateo (Online Course)

Department: Biology

Number of Units: 3

ONH - Online
Meeting Date: 08/14-12/16
Meeting Time:
Online course Room: 0000
Instructor: Douglas Woods
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class August 27, 2024
Last day to drop with a refund August 27, 2024
Last day to drop without a "W" September 2, 2024
Last day to drop with a "W" November 13, 2024
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option December 16, 2024
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