Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24

On this subject the objectives and contents are focused on the student being able to acquire adequate knowledge to perform an adequate dietary treatment for athletes in different situations and disciplines.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>Foreign language proficiency

  • CT1 : Read and understand texts in a foreign language.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>IT and information competences

  • CT2 : Show computer and information system skills and abilities.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course:>>Oral and written communication competences

  • CT3 : Show oral and written communication skills.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

Knowing the characteristics of athletes.
Learn to use methods of recording sports nutrition habits.
Assimilate what information provides the assessment of nutritional status.
Apply the most appropriate dietary planning training cycles, pre-competition, competition and rest.
Relate dietary adaptation planning the most recommended for the event that is preparing the athlete body composition.
Differentiate existing menus with high energy density.
Note the use of dietary supplementation or more suitable ergogenic aids.
Knowing the necessary adaptations by schedule changes or geography.
To acquire the knowledge necessary to find the most appropriate dietary intervention proposed for different sports.





Code: 27533
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,80
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: NURSING
    Area: NURSING
    Theoretical credits: 1,8
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught