Fall 2018 - BPK 312 C100

Nutrition for Fitness and Sport (3)

Class Number: 9533

Delivery Method: Distance Education

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Distance Education

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Oct 16, 2018
    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    BLU 9660, Burnaby

    Dec 11, 2018
    7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SWH 10041, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    BPK 105 (or 205), and 110.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

This course examines the theory and application of nutrition for fitness and sport. Students will study issues around dietary practices commonly promoted for performance enhancement, including mechanisms, effectiveness, risks and regulations. Students will learn skills for critical evaluation of nutrition research and nutrition claims, and will employ these in several small group projects investigating specific nutrition issues and products. Students with credit for BPK 424 may not take this course for further credit.

COURSE DETAILS:

This course examines the theory and application of nutrition for fitness and sport. We will cover issues around dietary practices commonly promoted for performance enhancement, including mechanisms, effectiveness, risks, and regulations. Throughout the course you will learn skills for critical evaluation of nutrition research and nutrition claims.

Grading

  • Online Discussions/Participation 5%
  • Point-Counter Point Written Component 15%
  • Point-Counter Point Oral Presentation Component 15%
  • Tutorial Point-Counter Outline Assignment 5%
  • Module Quizzes 5%
  • Midterm Exam 20%
  • Final Exam 35%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

McArdle, Katch and Katch, Sports and Exercise Nutrition, 4th ed, 2013, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. ISBN: 9781451118063
ISBN: 9781451118063

Department Undergraduate Notes:

It is the responsibility of the student to keep their BPK course outlines if they plan on furthering their education.

Centre for Online and Distance Education Notes:

All CODE Courses are delivered through Canvas unless noted otherwise on the course outline.
https://canvas.sfu.ca

Required Readings listed on the course outlines are the responsibility of the student to purchase. Textbooks are available for purchase at the SFU Bookstore on the Burnaby campus or online through the Bookstore's website.

All CODE courses have an Additional Course Fee of $40

Exams
Exams are scheduled to be written on the SFU Burnaby campus at the noted time and date (unless noted as a take-home exam). 
If your course has a take-home exam, please refer to Canvas for further details. 

Students are responsible for following all Exam Policies and Procedures (e.g., missing an exam due to illness).

This course outline was accurate at the time of publication but is subject to change. Please check your course details in your online delivery method, such as Canvas.



*Important Note for U.S. citizens: Effective Summer 2016, as per the U.S. Department of Education, programs offered in whole or in part through telecommunications, otherwise known as distance education or correspondence are ineligible for Federal Direct Loans. This also includes scenarios where students who take distance education courses outside of their loan period and pay for them with their own funding, and attempt to apply for future Federal Direct Loans. 

For more information about US Direct Loans please visit and to read our FAQ on distance education courses, please go here: http://www.sfu.ca/students/financialaid/international/us-loans/federal-direct-loan.html

 

Registrar Notes:

SFU’s Academic Integrity web site http://students.sfu.ca/academicintegrity.html is filled with information on what is meant by academic dishonesty, where you can find resources to help with your studies and the consequences of cheating.  Check out the site for more information and videos that help explain the issues in plain English.

Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the University community.  Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the University. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the University. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS