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Biology and PE ‘fit’ together for new class collaboration

Biology and PE ‘fit’ together for new class collaboration
Posted on 02/12/2019
Their case study was a difficult one. She was a female athlete, playing field hockey in college. With the tough physical demands she was facing, the students had to ensure her nutritional needs were being met – getting enough calories and protein to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle.

The twist?

She was also a vegan, and could not eat any animal product or byproduct.

“We learned a lot about the vegan diet. It was very difficult,” said Cade “She was 5’8. She weighed 140 pounds, so we had to give her calories and protein and everything, but she’s vegan so we had to give it like in protein powders and supplements.”

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