# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine I Task 485538920

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain how nutritional needs are impacted by physical activity.


Explanation should include impact of physical activity on hydration, body-mass index (BMI), caloric balance equation, and the preparticipation meal.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the consequences of exercising in a dehydrated state?
  • What is an ergogenic aid? What are the consequences of abusing ergogenic aids such as anabolic steroids?
  • What factors should be considered before taking “nutritional” supplements for performance enhancement?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

Other Related Standards

NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Appendix E

  • Review fitness assessment considerations.
  • Review concepts for program design.
  • Describe hydration concepts.
  • Identify fitness technologies and trends.
  • Describe behavior change strategies for client results.
  • Describe exam taking best practices and preparation.

Chapter 17 Nutrition

  • Describe the macronutrients and their functions.
  • Describe how the macronutrient composition of an individual’s food intake can affect satiety, compliance, daily energy expenditure, and weight control.
  • Provide basic nutritional recommendations for optimizing health.
  • Answer questions, handle issues, and dispel myths regarding the relationship of macronutrients to the successful alteration of body composition.

Chapter 18 Supplementation

  • Define what dietary supplements are and describe the various classes and uses of them.
  • Understand basic supplemental recommendations for optimizing health.
  • Respond to questions about dietary supplements based on objective, scientific facts.
  • Define the term ergogenic and common substances used to enhance performance.

Chapter 4 Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics

  • Describe the primary methods of how the body produces energy for exercise.
  • Differentiate between aerobic and anaerobic metabolism.
  • Distinguish which energy pathways predominate for various intensities and durations of exercise.
  • Understand the interaction of carbohydrate, fat, and protein as fuels for exercise.
  • State the differences in the energy use during steady state and exhaustive exercise.
  • Discriminate between the energy requirements of steady state versus intermittent exercise.
  • Describe basic training-induced adaptations in energy production.