621194 VO Nutrition in Sports

summer semester 2021 | Last update: 20.09.2021 Place course on memo list
VO Nutrition in Sports
VO 1
each semester

knowledge of the effects of different foods and eating habits on health, performance and regeneration in sports (training and competition)

  • general (sports) nutrition, energy demand
  • importance of macro- and selected micronutrients in sport
  • fluid needs and thermoregulation
  • weight (weight loss, weight gain, making weight)
  • nutrition for recovery
  • nutrition for competition
  • medical and nutritional issues for the travelling athlete
  • special needs (young athletes, masters athletes, gender)
  • special diets and forms of nutrition
  • nutrition after acute sports injury
  • basics for consulting practice with athletes


written exam

Will be discussed in the first lesson.

it is recommended to have attended the lecture 'metabolism' before the lecture 'nutrition in sports'  

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