syllabus - IPHY 3420-001/002, Fall 2008 Nutrition for...

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IPHY 3420-001/002, Fall 2008 Nutrition for Health and Performance University of Colorado, Boulder Class hours: Section 1: Mon/Wed/Fri 3:00-3:50pm @ Ramaley C250 Section 2: Mon/Wed/Fri 4:00-4:50pm @ Ramaley C250 Instructor: Owen Murphy, MS, CSCS Email:; Phone: (303) 492-8021 Please specify your section # in the sub;ect line of your email. Office hours: 12:30-2:00pm Mon/Wed/Fri @ Temporary Building, Room #106 Note: "Temp Building" is a very permanent brick building attached to the west end of Clare Small (just north of the Student Rec Center). Class description: This class will cover a variety of nutrition topics related to health, disease, sports performance, community, the environment, and world peace. We'll discuss the basic chemistry and physiology of nutrition, the "ins and outs" of weight management, body acceptance, the role of a healthy lifestyle in disease prevention, specific nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, ergogenic aids, agricultural practices, and food policy issues. Macro and micronutrients - functions, sources, needs, deficiencies, toxicities Digestion and absorption - basic anatomy, physiology, GI disorders Healthy choices - nutrition standards and guidelines, food labels, advertising Weight management - energy balance, fad diets, recommendations Nutrition and disease - diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis Sports performance - training principles, optimal nutrition, ergogenic aids Farm-to-table - local vs. organic vs. conventional vs. genetically-modified foods Required software: "N~tritionCalc 3.9" (2008). This software program is required for the class project. Purchase it online @ HIGH LY recommended textbook: "Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach" by Wardlaw and Smith (2008, 1 sl edition). If in doubt, please get itt You can purchase the textbook at the CU Bookstore or download the e-book version @ Clickers: The iClicker system will be used for class quizzes and surveys. Your clicker score will be calculated as the percentage of correct responses provided over the course of the semester minus your 5 lowest scoring days (including absences due to illness, emergencies, and/or ski days). You will receive 2 points for a correct response, 1 point for an incorrect response, and 0 points for no response. Bring your clicker to each class, ensure that it works (check batteries), set the correct frequency for each day, and use your absences judiciously. Purchase your clicker at the CU Bookstore and register it in class. Your clicker is NOT transferable between friends, family, or class sections!
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CLASS SCHEDULE IPHY 3.420-001/002, Fall 2008 (subject to change; check CULearn for updates) Class Date Topic Textbook 1 Aug 25 • Course introduction and overview Ch#l i (M) • Nutrition concepts 2 Aug 27 • Energy systems Ch#4 (W) • Carbohydrates 3 Aug 29 • Carbohydrates Ch#4 (F) • Diabetes - Sept 1 • Labor Day - no class - (M) 4 Sept 3 • Carbohydrates
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