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Nutrition for the Athlete and Bodybuilder


Examination of the nutritional needs of athletes and body builders and exploration of the nutritional differences between the professional, college, and amateur athletes. Topics include nutritional needs created by muscular and cardiovascular development, and the consideration of the age and gender of athletes with regard to nutrition. Discussion also includes foods, supplements, vitamins, minerals, and anabolic steroids use in athletes and bodybuilding. Legal and moral implications of using supplements and anabolic steroids are debated. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): SPN224.

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