Sports and Performance Nutrtion

  • No. of lectures: 16
  • Time Duration: 18 Hrs.
  • Lecture Scheduling: Twice a week or only sunday

Section 1

Indian Sports Scenario

  1. History – Major sports played in India.
  2. Sports Nutrition in India – Past & Present

Section 2

Sports Physiology

  1. Understanding the Exercise physiology

Section 3

Sports Nutrition

  1. General nutritional problems of sports men and women
  2. Nutritional Requirements of Sports men and women
  3. Macronutrients
    • Carbohydrates
    • Protein
    • Fats
  4. Micronutrients
    • Vitamins
    • Minerals
  5. Nutrition and Energy
  6. Intensity of excercise
  7. Energy Balance

Section 4

  1. Nutrition and the Athlete
  2. Eating strategies – Pre and post work outs
  3. Nutrition before Game/Exercise (Pre-Game Meal)
  4. Nutrition during Exercise/Competition
  5. Nutrition after Game/Exercise (Post-Game Meal)
  6. Importance of re-hydration
  7. Special Attention to Sports Women 32
  8. Other problems of sports women

Section 5

  1. Supplements
    • What are Supplements?
    • Sports Supplements – Why?
    • Amino Acids
    • Antioxidants
    • Ergogenic Aids
    • Current trends in Sports Supplements
    • Protein (Whey) Drinks and Powders
    • Meal Replacements
    • Protein Bars
    • BCAA (Branched Chain Amino Acids)
    • Energy and Sports Drinks
    • Weight/Fat loss Supplements
    • Weight/Muscle Gain formulas
    • Botanical/Herbal Supplements

Section 6

  1. Athlete – Banned Substances, Combinations and Methods
    • Doping
    • Banned Supplements and combinations

Section 7

  1. Cardio Vascular Training and Myths

Other Topics

  1. Common Nutritional Myths among Sports Persons
  2. Miscellaneous Information
  3. Common myths about Nutrition & Weight Training