PG DIPLOMA IN SPORTS SCIENCE FITNESS AND NUTRITION
|Year of Establishment||2007-2008|
|Coordinator||Dr. Rupali Sengupta MSc, PhD (since 2019)|
|Contact Number||022 24035296|
- To train and develop students with expertise in fitness and nutrition management for services in wellness/fitness centres, weight management programmes, and into school/college/university teams, health centres and sports academies.
- To develop capabilities to provide individual counselling and group education in nutrition, exercise and fitness.
- To prepare students for careers as entrepreneurs in organizing, directing or managing physical fitness programmes with a holistic approach to fitness and wellness.
- To counsel sports person under different sports category.
- Understand sport psychology and its impact on food choices and habits for the athletes.
- Understand sport injury, its impact on performance and nutritional requirements during recovery phase.
- Apply theoretical and technical skills for diet planning for individuals involved in physical fitness programs.
- Hands-on training in sports industries, in association with sports personal.
- To learn about advanced sports therapy.
Program Specific Outcome
- Identify and recognize different type of sports activity and determine the nutritional need for different athletes.
- Understand basis of nutrients, their metabolism, functions and deficiency and their impact on a sports individual.
- Apply the knowledge about ergogenic aids and improve performance for athletes.
- Conduct body composition analysis for sports personnel and provide them with required nutritional plans
Eligibility criteria for PGDSSFN
Students seeking admission for PGDSSFN Should must have: -
- The minimum percentage is 50% or B grade for students who have the following degrees: B.Sc. Foods and Nutrition, B.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition, B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Sc. Applied Nutrition.
- The minimum percentage is 55% or B grade for students with a degree in Pure Sciences: B.Sc. Life Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc. Biotechnology, B.Sc. Physiology, B.Sc. Zoology, B.Sc. Molecular Biology, B.Sc. Clinical and Laboratory Sciences.
- Minimum 50% or B grade for students with Postgraduate Diplomas in Dietetics, Applied Nutrition, Public Health, Clinical Research.
- NOTE:Applicants in B category who do have specialization in Foods and Nutrition at Undergraduate level should have completed a total 32 credits under the semester pattern or 600 marks under the annual pattern in the following subjects:
This course does not have any sections.