Sport Science

Overview:

This box aims to raise students’ awareness of sports nutrition, in particular the composition of sports energy drinks. Learners will compare the ingredients and branding for different sports drinks on the market, before creating their own energy drinks that meet the needs of a specific target audience.

Curriculum links:

  • GCSE Physical Education (energy use, diet, nutrition and hydration)
  • Extracurricular (Also suitable for lunchtime and after-school clubs)

Box Contents

Teaching resources

Memory stick

Presentation

Lesson plan

Worksheet

Equipment

6 water bottes

6 sets of measuring spoons

Sugar

Salt

Squash

Classroom requirements:

A standard classroom is suitable for this activity, with room required for learners to present their sports drinks. Paper towels are recommended for any spillages.

Terms and conditions of borrowing a box

Terms and Conditions

This document sets out the terms and conditions for schools utilising Loughborough University’s HE Unboxed programme. The following terms and conditions apply to all of the boxes within the HE Unboxed programme.

Allocated time per box:

In order to ensure we can reach as many schools as possible, schools may have an HE Unboxed activity on their premises for a maximum of two weeks at a time. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, schools agree to adhere to these timescales.

Boxes should be returned by the date agreed with the WP team. Unless alternative collection arrangements are made, the boxes are to be returned using the labels provided at the cost of the booking school. If for some reason the labels are missing – the box should be posted to the following address:

School and College Liaison Team

Student Recruitment, Marketing and Admissions

Hazlerigg Building

Loughborough University

Loughborough

Leicestershire   

LE11 3TU

Damaged or missing items:

Each box includes an equipment list required to successfully run the activity, if the box is found to be missing equipment, or if any of the equipment is found to be damaged, the WP team reserves the right to ask schools to cover the cost of replacements. 

Please note, that Items marked with an asterisk (*) are classed as consumables and do not need to be replenished by schools. 

Use of items:

All equipment provided through HE Unboxed has passed Loughborough University’s required safety checks, and where required, safety equipment has been provided. Therefore, Loughborough University is not responsible for any injuries that may occur whilst using the equipment within HE Unboxed activity.

The resources and materials provided should not be reproduced or redistributed beyond your own school without the permission of Loughborough University.

To help us ensure that as many schools as possible can access the resources in timely manner, schools booking boxes agree to return the box contents in the same state in which they were received.