Provide nutrition information to athletes

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SISSSCO307, 'Provide nutrition information to athletes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Analyse information.

1.1 Collect and analyse relevant and current information from a range of sources in relation to the principles of sports nutrition for training and performance.

1.2 Identify support personnel and resources available to assist athletes with nutritional issues.

1.3 Assess athlete’s information needs in relation to nutrition for peak performance in relevant sporting activity.

1.4 Assess athlete’s information needs in relation to nutrition for peak performance in relevant sporting activity.

2. Liaise with nutritional support personnel.

2.1 Select appropriate support personnel to assist athletes.

2.2 Consult with sports nutritional personnel to identify the specific nutritional requirements for training and performance in the sporting activity.

2.3 Identify nutritional practices to enhance peak performance in the sporting activity.

2.4 Confirm scope of authority with key personnel in relation to role within sport structure.

3. Provide information to athletes.

3.1 Assess nutrition needs and preferences of athletes in relation to sporting activity.

3.2 Inform athletes of the nutritional requirements for peak performance in the relevant sporting activity.

3.3 Present information to athletes in a style appropriate to the needs of the athletes and the coaching setting.

3.4 Use appropriate activities and learning experiences to deliver information.

3.5 Check understanding of athletes regarding nutritional requirements for peak sporting performance using appropriate approaches and encourage athletes to clarify information.

3.6 Encourage athletes to seek advice and support from identified nutritional support personnel.

4. Assist athletes to implement nutritional practices.

4.1 Select implementation strategies to enhance peak performance in the sporting activity in consultation with the athlete and nutritional support personnel.

4.2 Assist and support athletes to implement selected strategies in training and competition according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.3 Monitor implementation of nutritional practices during training or competition according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.4 Identify symptoms associated with eating disorders and refer athletes to sports physician or accredited sports dietitian.

4.5 Refer athletes who have symptoms of nutritional deficiencies and eating disorders to nutritional support personnel for treatment.

5. Evaluate the effect of nutritional practices on the performance of athletes.

5.1 Analyse the performance of athletes in competition situations.

5.2 Review effectiveness of strategies in consultation with athletes and support staff and make adjustments where required.