bp2022 The basic of sport nutrition

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Iva Hrnčiříková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Michal Kumstát, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Andrea Martincová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Iva Hrnčiříková, Ph.D.
Department of Health Promotion - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Health Promotion - Faculty of Sports Studies
Wed 12:00–12:50 A11/236
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
bp2022/01: Wed 15:00–15:50 A11/206, A. Martincová
bp2022/02: Thu 15:20–16:10 A11/236
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to explain basic concepts in human nutrition. Students of this course aquire basic understanding of the relationship between nutrition and exercise.
Learning outcomes
After passing the subject student will be able to:
- to distinguish the importance of macro-nutrients, micronutrients and water in human nutrition;
- to orientate and correctly interpret basic nutritional recommendations for the general population;
- to orientate and correctly interpret basic nutritional recommendations for athletes in support of regeneration, adaptation and sports performance;
- assess the athlete's energy balance and recommend optimal energy intake with regard to the rate of sport load;
- Identify the underlying risks of an athlete's inadequate nutrition;
- to focus on nutritional supplements.
  • 1. Basic nutrition concepts 2. Energy balance 3. Carbohydrates 4. Proteins 5. Fats 6. Vitamins 7. Minerals 8. Water, Water balance, Hydration status assesment 9. Sport food 10. Supplements 11. Nutrition before, during and after exercise 12. Nutrition and exerciese and special populations 13. Nutrition in endurance sport and is strenght sport.
    required literature
  • MANDELOVÁ, Lucie and Iva HRNČIŘÍKOVÁ. Základy výživy ve sportu (Basic sport nutrition). 1.vyd. Brno: MU, 2007. 72 pp. 4492/FSpS-1/07-17/99. ISBN 978-80-210-4281-0. info
    recommended literature
  • CLARK, Nancy. Sportovní výživa. 3., dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2014. 392 s. ISBN 9788024746555. info
  • Výživa ve sportu : příručka pro sportovní medicínu. Edited by Ron J. Maughan - Louise Burke, Translated by Zuzana Zafarová. 1. české vyd. Praha: Galén, 2006. 311 s. ISBN 8072623184. info
    not specified
  • BENARDOT, Dan. Advanced sports nutrition. 2nd ed. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics, 2012. xii, 411. ISBN 9781450401616. info
  • BURKE, Louise and Vicki DEAKIN. Clinical Sports Nutrition. 4th ed. Sydney: McGraw-Hill Companies, 2010. xix, 715. ISBN 9780070277205. info
  • BURKE, Louise. Practical sports nutrition. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2007. xi, 531. ISBN 9780736046954. info
Teaching methods
Students will acquire the theoretical knowledge on the lecture. The findings will be applied in the practical courses.
Assessment methods
attedndance (2 no attendance) 4 written tests (75%) 2 homework written exam test with 50 questions
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2012, autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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