NUT 304

Sports Nutrition
Holistic Medicine


This course will offer strong research-oriented coverage of both nutrition and exercise physiology with practical, applied information useful to students who will counsel and provide dietary and training guidelines to athletes.

Learning Outcomes

Examine the influence of nutrition on the anatomy and physiology of exercise
Evaluate how carbohydrate, fats, proteins vitamins, and minerals function in exercise
Describe the importance of water and demonstrate effective hydration plans for exercise
Be able to develop a diet plan for a particular person engaging in a specific sport
Recognize and evaluate sports food, drinks, supplements, and ergogenic aids and discuss their appropriate use
Be able to develop a plan for nutrition and exercise for special populations

Maximum Enrollment:

30 students

Required Materials (Course Pack)

The Required Materials cost (Course Pack)—including standard shipping within the United States—is $124. This includes:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $99

The Required Publisher Textbooks*:

Total Course Price: $975 (3 credits x $325 per credit) + $124 Course Pack + $183.67 Textbook = $1,282.67

Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.

* You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and supplementary materials outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct version of required materials.

Tuition Includes:

  • Expert faculty with real-world professional experience in each course
  • All instruction and evaluation, including weekly interaction with your instructor through the online classroom, live teleconferences and/or chats, email, and the Instructor’s Virtual Office
  • Dynamic online lectures updated regularly to include the latest evidence-based research and industry updates
  • Bonus: Access to the ACHS Wellness Guide Online.

Optional Recommended Reading

  • Clark, N. (2013). Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook (5th ed.). Champaign: Human Kinetics.
  • Mueller, K. & Hingst, J. (2013). The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements (1st ed.). Champaign: Human Kinetics.
  • Kleiner, S. & Greenwood-Robinson, M. (2013). Power Eating (4th ed.). Champaign: Human Kinetics.


Last Updated 03/09/17