Courses & Units

Exercise Nutrition CXA323



This unit is focused on students' developing knowledge, skills, and competencies to critically evaluate current nutrition theories, guidelines and research in relation to exercise, health, fitness and sporting endeavours under the rubric of evidence-based outcomes in exercise and sport. The metabolic pathways of the energy yielding nutrients and their manipulation through dietary intake are explored together with emerging concepts of human bioenergetics. The physiological and pharmacological actions of nutrients and nutrient-like supplements are examined. Laboratory sessions provide practical experience of various anthropometrical, nutritional and hydration assessment techniques.


Unit name Exercise Nutrition
Unit code CXA323
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Dr Greig Watson (Coordinator)

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 069901

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(CXA108 or CXA208) and CXA125 and (CXA210 or CXA237)


Teaching Pattern

1x 120min lecture weekly. 1x 120mins tutorial fortnightly


2500 word written assignment (35%), mid-semester written exam (25%), 2 hour final written exam (40%)

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