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Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (Alimentation, exercices et sports)

Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (Alimentation, exercices et sports)

Learn about Nutrition, Exercise and Sports and understand how nutrition can support exercise and sports performance. Apprendre sur l'alimentation, les exerccies et le sport et comprendre comment l'alimentation peut aider à la performance sportive     #sport, #kiné, #exercice, #nutrition, #diéte, #sport

Prérequis - Condition d'accès

Basis knowledge about nutrition.

If you have no basic knowledge about nutrition, we would recommend you to join the MOOC Nutrition and Health: Micronutrients and Malnutrition first. The MOOC Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition could alsoserve as a valuable preparation.


Week 1 | Introduction to Sport Nutrition (Science)

Key topics:

An introduction into Sports, Exercise and Nutrition, including types of Sports, Sport Nutrition Pyramid. An introduction into Sport Nutrition Science - including empirical cycle, study designs, critical issues and performance measurements.

Week 2 | Skeletal Muscle, Exercise and Sports

Key topics:

An introduction into Skeletal muscle anatomy & physiology, including contraction and energy transfer. Exercise capacity: Power & Endurance. Cardiopulmonal system during Exercise

Week 3 | Energy and Fluid balance

Key topics:

Energy requirement, energy availability. Thermoregulation, Fluid balance, (de)hydration & rehydration strategies

Week 4 | Macronutrients

Key topics:

Carbohydrates & fats as energy source, nutritional strategies. Skeletal muscle protein metabolism and dietary protein intake.

Week 5 | Micronutrients and ergogenic supplements

Key topics:

Function of micronutrients and recommendations: Iron, Magnesium, calcium and Vitamins D and B. Ergogenic supplements and sports performance

Week 6 | Exercise and Nutrition during ageing

Key topics:

Skeletal muscle and ageing, Protein & Exercise in older adults, Intervention strategies

Institution / Organisme :
Wageningen university & research

Equipe pédagogique

Dr. Marco Mensink

Assistant Professor Nutrition, Energy metabolism & Health
Wageningen University & Research

Rieneke Terink MSc

PhD Candidate Exercise stress (markers)
Wageningen University & Research

Pol Grootswagers MSc

PhD Candidate
Wageningen University & Research




En cours

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