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Short Course in Sports Nutrition

Short Course in Sports Nutrition

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  • Fri 14 Feb ’14, 5:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 15 Feb ’14, 8:30am – 10:00pm
  • Sun 16 Feb ’14, 9:15am – 3:30pm


Massey University - Manawatū Campus, University Avenue, Palmerston North


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Massey Student: $295.00
  • Massey Alumni: $395.00
  • Standard: $495.00

This innovative short course, which runs from the evening of Friday 14th Feb to the afternoon of Sunday 16th Feb 2014, is intended to provide you with a thorough grounding in various aspects of sports nutrition, lead you to examine the "hot topics" of current research and to consider how these can be translated to impact on meaningful practical implications.

The nutrition, physiology and sports staff at Massey will be joined by nationally and internationally renowned nutrition and sport experts who will draw upon their personal experiences and insights in working with athletes.

The course is intended for professionals working in fields related to sport and nutrition or graduates wishing to refresh their knowledge or gain credits for professional development, those who just want to know more about sports nutrition and the enthusiastic amateur!

Topics include:
Carbohydrates - basics to new research
Proteins - basics to new research
The use of supplements
Effects of alcohol

Practical interactive workshops will focus on:
Assessing body composition
Working with adolescent athletes
Sports drinks

The registration fee includes:
workbook and data-stick of course material
access to recordings of the lectures
reception BBQ on Friday evening
course meal and tour at the Rugby Museum on Saturday evening
morning and afternoon refreshments
certificate of attendance

There is a limited number of course places - it is envisaged that the course will be over-subscribed. Anyone unable to enrol this year will be offered priority for a place next year.

For further information, please visit the website, or contact Jasmine Thomson Tel: 06 356 9099 ext 84559 Email: j.a.thomson@massey.ac.nz

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