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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 4 Lesson 2 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document


What You Get When You Buy

  • Unit 4 Lesson 2: Nutrition and Energy Pathways
  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
  • Link to U4L2 Information Document
  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Documents and Intro Notes


Lesson 2: Nutrition and Energy Pathways (30 slides)

  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Describe the essential macronutrient and micronutrient needs of an athlete.
    • Articulate the use of supplements for athletes.
    • Define glucose, glycogen, and glycemic index.
    • Identify the three metabolic pathways of energy.
  • Terms Addressed: macronutrients, micronutrients,  glucose, glycogen, glycemic index, energy pathways, the ATP-CP System, the Anaerobic Glycolysis System, the Aerobic System
  • Healthful carbs, fats, and proteins brainstorm activity.
  • Glycogen Video
  • EdPuzzle Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load
  • The 3 Energy Systems Video  
  • Exit Ticket 
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 2: Info Document 

  • Lesson 2 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Discusses the importance of proper macronutrients as fuel for sports.
    • Describes the role of carbohydrates for the body.
    • Defines and gives examples of glucose, glycogen, and glycemic index.
    • Defines the three energy pathways and gives examples.




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Unit 4 Lesson 2: Nutrition and Energy Pathways

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