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The macronutrients are a key focus of sports nutrition to support the energy demands of exercise and muscle structure. As such the topics covered in this area are broad and include functional carbohydrate for performance, fat utilization during exercise, protein considerations including hot topics such as low carb diets and vegan/vegetarian diets, recovery nutrition, and body composition. Lectures on macronutrient needs for team and endurance sport athletes are included, as well as female athletes and considerations for appropriate GI function.

Macronutrients Course Materials

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Body Composition: Concepts, Assessment, Classifications and Application for Athletes
Carbohydrate Recommendations for Athletes
Carbohydrate: Types & Absorption Related to Exercise
Dietary Fat and Utilization During Exercise
Going the Distance: Fueling Endurance Performance
Low Carbohydrate Diets for Athletes
Making Weight for Combat Sports
Nutrition and Immune Health Considerations for Athletes
Nutrition and Training Plans to Alter Body Composition
Nutrition for Cognitive Performance
Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Exercise-Induced GI Distress
Nutritional Support for the Unique Physiology of a Female Athlete
Practical Considerations of Implementing Sports Nutrition Science
Protein Recommendations for Athletes
Protein Requirements and Role in Muscle Protein Synthesis
Recovery Nutrition Beyond the Post-Exercise Window
Sports Nutrition for High-Intensity, Intermittent Activity: Fueling the Team Sport Athlete
Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Athletes