Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control
Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

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Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

Introduction

Welcome to this free course; Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control. This subject has become a hot topic for the general public because of its importance for good health. It is also a key consideration for athletes needing to optimise their training and performance. This course will explore the links between physical activity, diet and weight control through a range of interactive activities and resources.

You will compare physical activity and dieting as weight control methods and discuss the relative benefits of physical activity for weight management. You will also look at the importance of effective nutrition and hydration before, during and after exercise; because what you eat and drink can have a significant effect on sport and exercise performance.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Sport [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . You might be particularly interested in the Open University course E117 Introduction to sport and fitness.

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