Nutrition in the Sports Industry

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Nutrition in the Sports Industry

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Science, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course is a study of the importance of nutrition in sports and exercise in order to maximize athletic potential and performance. Covered topics include food nutrients, role of water, bioenergeticsin exercise and training, heat and fluid regulation during physical activity, weight and eating behaviors. Encourages students to form educated and strategic regimens (exercise and dietary plans) from a scientific point of view grounded on both the molecular and holistic for serious/professional athletes and physically active individuals.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations