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503: Metabolism and Neuro-nutritional Strategies – Denmark

Course Date

Start: 28th June 2019 @ 09:00am
End: 30th June 2019 @ 15:00pm


Course Location

Denmark
TBA, Denmark


Course Description

Instructors:

Dr. Kenneth Jay
Dr. Mike Nelson
Dr. Freddys Garcia
Dr. Matthew Antonucci
& contributions from Professor Frederick Carrick

Course Curriculum

Flipped classroom

  • An introduction to the digestive, immune, endocrine and renal systems
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids
  • Proteins
  • Alcohol
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Water
  • Fueling your activity
  • The basics of energy transfer
  • Phosphate bond energy
  • Energy systems and expenditure
  • Energy expenditure during physical activity
  • Body composition and weight control
  • Principles of weight control: Diet and physical activity

Live training

  • The purpose of performance nutrition
  • Glucose regulation
  • Proteins, fats and carbs in the real world
  • Micronutrients
  • Performance enhancers
  • Fasting blood glucose, ketones and fuel shifting
  • Fuel usage and exercise intensity
  • Supplements
  • Lactate
  • Designing a nutrition template
  • Nutrition destress
  • Caffeine
  • Body composition change

Pre-reading list:

The following three textbooks are fundamental for the Carrick Institute Human Performance program as they cover the basics of human physiology.

McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance 8th edition. Wolters Kluver 2014

  • This textbook provides a comprehensive view of the systems in the body during exercise. All topics from module 2, 3, and 4 are covered in this textbook.

Bear MF, Conners B, Paradiso M. Neuroscience – Exploring the Brain 4th edition. Wolters Kluwer 2016

  • This textbook provides a comprehensive description of the structure and function of the brain and nervous system. All topics from module 5 are covered in this textbook.

Enoka RM. Neuromechanics of Human Movement 5th edition. Human Kinetics 2015.

  • Building on the fundamentals, this textbook provides an in-depth look at neural and biomechanical control of human movement. It is a great addition to the works of McArdle, Katch and Katch, and Bear, Conners and Paradiso.

Note: For each flipped classroom lesson, there will be select research papers included for discussion or as supplemental material.


Website

https://carrickinstitute.com/


Course Credits

25


Course Contact Name

Rebecca Robillard


Course Contact Email

rrobillard@carrickinstitute.com

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