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Class Notes for EXSS2021 at University of Sydney

Nutrition, Health and Performance

EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Branched-Chain Amino Acid, Glutamate Dehydrogenase, Skeletal Muscle

Week 10 Notes Protein Requirements of Athletes Protein Recommendations: - intake must be sufficient to meet nutrient requirements of most of the population RDI/EAR = 0.84g/kg/day - male = 0.75g/kg/day - female ATHLETE...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture 11: Week 11 Notes

Week 11 Notes Energy Deficiency Amenorrhea: no menstruation for 90+ days Eumenorrhea: normal menstruation ever 2632 days Oligomenorrhea: irregular cycles over 35 days apart Female Athlete Triad: 1. Optimal Energy + Optimal...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Null Hypothesis, Null Result, Longitudinal Study

Week 2 Notes Critical Appraisal of Literature Purpose: - assess confidence in results - find flaws (design, method, analysis, conclusions) Critical Appraisal: process of systematically examining research to judge its...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Portal Vein, Blood Sugar, Amylase

Week 3 Notes Lecture 1 Digestion and Absorption Digestive Tract: > food in mouth > chew to combine with saliva (increase surface area so enzymes can digest it easier, softens it) > goes down esophagus - propelled by pe...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Body Composition, Hydrostatic Weighing, Skin Fold

Week 1 Body Composition: Measurement of Body Composition: - allows determination of overweigh OR overfat - identify successful athletes (optimise positive attributes) Types of Measurement: 2 Component Models 1. Fat M...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture 5: Week 5 Notes

Week 5 Notes Diabetes Lecture Diabetes Mellitus: raised blood glucose = hyperglycaemia > lead to deficiency of insulin Insulin: signals muscle and fat cells to uptake glucose to use as energy insulin released when glucos...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Posterior Pituitary, Extracellular Fluid, Heat Illness

Week 8 Notes HYDRATION AND THERMOREGULATION Hyperhydration: excess body water content Euhydration: normal body water content Hypohydration: body water deficit - increased HR, reduced performance, reduced gastric emptyi...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Sleep Apnea, Hyperglycemia

Week 4 Notes Obesity Overweight/Obesity: adiposity excessive for age, height, weight, gender, ethnicity BMI: weight/height 2 Under = <18.5 Normal = 18.5-25 Overweight = >25 (BMI in 85 -95 percentile in children) Obes...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Peripheral Artery Disease

Week 6 Notes Diet and Cardiovascular Disease CVD: (coronary/ischaemic heart/artery disease) - leading cause of death in Australia - cholesterol is a naturally occurring molecule in cell membrane > cholesterol accumulat...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Glycogen Synthase, Glycolysis, Glycogen

Week 9 Notes Carbohydrate Requirements for Athletes Gluten: protein found in grains Glycogen: Glycogen Loading: Energy Sources: Protein, Lipid, Muscle Glycogen, Liver Glycogen, Blood Glucose - Fat Adaptation: - so...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Endurance Training, Exercise Intensity, Joule

Dietary Protein Requirements of Athletes: Lecture 12 Protein RDI: RDI: intake level sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97-98%) healthy individuals within an...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Honey 2, Yogurt, Breakfast Cereal

Pre & During Competition Nutrition: Training & Competition Goals: Dietary strategies for competition (bef...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Serum Iron, Iron Overload, Casein

Energy Deficiency & Energy Availability (Ca+ & Iron Requirements): Lecture 14 CALCIUM Introduction: When athletes restrict their diet they can run out of Ca+ & Fe ...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
EXSS2021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Antioxidant, Dash Diet, Scientific Method

Supplements in Sport: Lecture 15 What is a Dietary Supplement? Provide a convenient/practical way of meeting nutrient requirements to optimize training or competition (e.g. sport drinks/bars, li...

Exercise and Sport Science
EXSS2021
Helen O'Connor
Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

ANAT - Anatomy
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