Assessment 1: Case Studies
1) Develop 24 hour diet plan for 3 different athletes.
a) Tour de France cyclist in competition
b) Female gymnast trying to maintain a low body weight
c) Ultra-marathon runner – ketoadapted to a low carbohydrate diet – rest day
Make assumptions about the body size and composition of the athletes, their physical activity patterns and their energy expenditure (e.g. a typical athlete). Ensure you state these attributes at the beginning of your case studies.
Include a brief rationale for each case study, i.e. why you are recommending specific foods and amounts. Each rationale should be ~600 words for each case study.
Word Count: 2000 words