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The physiological and nutritional assessment of an athlete


  • Post Date 2018-11-09T13:03:46+00:00
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The physiological and nutritional assessment of an athlete

‘Physiological and Nutritional Assessment of an athlete’

Part A (Physiology, 45%)

  • Introduction to the athlete:
    • What sport they do
    • Energy systems required
    • What fitness components are required
    • Characteristics of the athlete
    • Methodology & Justification of the assessments
    • Provide the results of the assessments
    • How does the athlete compare to others in the sport? What does he/she need to work on to improve?



Part B (Nutritional Assessment, 45%)

The main sections of the assignment should be as follows:



Provide a brief introduction to the case study from a nutritional perspective.


Literature Review (Main Content): 

Provide a review of the relevant literature to discuss the ideal diet and nutrition, for a marathon runner (i.e. the specific athlete tested, who is training for the Marathon), with respect to health and sports performance.


-Energy requirements

-CHO, Fats, Proteins

-Fluid intake

-Requirements for training and recovery, as well as requirements for the race itself

-You may wish to calculate the athletes RMR

-You may wish to calculate the athletes EE at specific running intensities


Summary & Conclusion:

  • Provide an overview of the main points from your literature review.
  • Recommendations for the athlete 

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