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Log in via Institution. Abstract Nutrition usually makes a small but potentially valuable contribution to successful performance in elite athletes, and dietary supplements can make a minor contribution to this nutrition programme.

What is a supplement? For the purposes of this overview, we define a dietary supplement as the following: Prevalence of, and rationale for, use by athletes With such widespread use of supplements in the general population and with the specific focus of athletes on achieving peak performance, it is not surprising that a high prevalence of supplement use is reported in most surveys of athletes.

Assessing the evidence base for supplement use Supplements target a range of scenarios of use, so different approaches are needed to assess their effectiveness.

Figure 1 Hierarchy of evidence used to establish good practice focused on the issue of nutritional supplements. Supplements used to prevent or treat nutrient deficiencies Many micronutrients play an important role in the regulation of processes that underpin sports performance, ranging from energy production to the manufacture of new cells and proteins.

View inline View popup. Table 1 Examples of micronutrients often requiring supplementation in athletes see Larson-Meyer et al 18 for additional information.

Supplements sports foods used to provide a practical form of energy and nutrients Sports nutrition guidelines provide clear recommendations for targeted intake of energy and nutrients in a variety of contexts. Table 2 Summary of common sports foods and functional foods used by athletes. Supplements that directly improve sports performance A few performance-enhancing supplements might, at the present time, be considered to have an adequate level of support to suggest that marginal performance gains may be possible.

Table 3 Supplements with good to strong evidence of achieving benefits to performance when used in specific scenarios. Table 4 Nutritional supplements for immune health in athletes: Table 5 Supplements that may assist with training capacity, recovery, muscle soreness and injury management. Table 6 Supplements promoted to assist with physique changes: Adverse effects Adverse effects from the use of supplements may arise from a number of factors, including the safety and composition of the product per se and inappropriate patterns of use by athletes.

Practical implications and decision tree Dietary supplements are an established part of the landscape of modern sport and are likely to remain so.

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The "IP" can never revert to an "F" nor be used in computing grade point averages or academic status. KC utilizes the four-point system. The semester GPA is the total number of grade points earned divided by the number of semester hours attempted including developmental hours.

The cumulative GPA is calculated by dividing the total number of grade points earned by the total number of semester hours attempted by the student in all terms excluding developmental hours.

Semester grade symbols have the following values: An individual course grade may be changed when the faculty member certifies in writing that an error was made in computing the original grade or when a student has successfully completed work to satisfy a grade of incomplete I.

The appropriate dean and Vice President of Instruction must approve the grade change. An instructor cannot change a student's grade after one calendar year from the date the grade was assigned. A student who wishes to protest a grade earned in a course should first discuss the grade with the instructor. If no resolution is reached, the student may appeal to the appropriate dean. If no satisfactory conclusion can be reached at this level, the student may appeal to the Vice President of Instruction whose decision is final.

A student has one calendar year from the date the grade was assigned to appeal the grade. If a student repeats a course, all grades remain on the transcript, but the college counts only the highest grade in determining the overall grade point average GPA. The college cautions the student, however, that other colleges may not follow this practice.

A student planning to transfer to another college or university should check with the Admissions Office at that institution to determine the course repetition policy at the receiving institution. The dean's list is published soon after the close of each long semester. To make this list, the student must complete 12 or more semester hours of non-developmental coursework and must have earned a grade point average GPA at least 3.

To make this list, the student must complete 12 or more semester hours of non-developmental coursework and must have earned a grade point average GPA of 4. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges. The local chapter, Gamma Omicron, was established the year after KC was founded.

Members are chosen on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. Membership is by invitation only. To be eligible for membership in the local chapter, a student a must be regularly enrolled in the college and be in good standing, b take no less than 12 hours in the long semester preceding initiation OR accumulate a minimum of 12 hours over at least two full semesters as a part-time student, and c have no less than a 3.

Only coursework taken at KC applies. Developmental coursework does not apply. To maintain active membership, a student must remain in good standing and maintain a GPA of not less than 3. Graduates with a GPA of 3. To qualify for graduation with honors, a student must earn at KC 50 percent of the hours that apply to graduation. For determining honor graduates, the Office of Admissions and Registrar will compute the grade point average GPA for the student's entire Kilgore college record.

Transfer grades are not included in the GPA calculation. Honors graduation is designated as follows:. The Honors program cultivates in-depth learning through individual inquiry and encourages high-quality performance. Honors courses are interactive and emphasize critical thinking, analytical writing, and effective speaking. The American Honors program is not a separate track or major; students matriculate in a Kilgore College degree program and take Honors courses toward fulfillment of their general education and program requirements.

Students possessing a high school diploma or equivalent -- including new students, continuing students, and transfer students, whether domestic or international -- should apply directly to American Honors at Kilgore College. To be eligible to enter the American Honors program, students typically have a cumulative GPA of what is equivalent to a 3.

All successfully completed American Honors courses at Kilgore College are identified on student transcripts. Students who take these classes are exceptionally well prepared for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, for scholarships, and for success in their transfer institutions and career paths. For more information, visit www. Applicants for this program need to have a GPA greater than 2.

For further information, contact the Dean of American Honors at rjohnson kilgore. Students entering college for the first time in Fall or after are subject to Senate Bill passed by the Texas Legislature in May This law limits students to a total of six drops in their entire college career in Texas public institutions, unless the courses were dropped in order to withdraw from school or for certain approved reasons. To be counted toward the total, drops must appear on the transcript and be signified by a grade of "W".

Students are required to select a primary reason for withdrawing from a course at the time the course is dropped. The following are approved reasons that do not count in the drop total:. Students wishing to dispute the drop total must do so by contacting the Office of Admissions and Registrar. If the dispute cannot be resolved between the student and the Office of Admissions and Registrar, the student should follow the grievance procedure for non-instructional matters as defined in the Student Handbook.

Reasons for dropping courses may not be changed after one calendar year from the end of the semester in which the courses were dropped. Examples of some reasons for administrative withdrawal are failure to pay tuition and fees, failure to provide accurate information or admission credentials, failure to remove "holds" in a timely manner, excessive absences or unacceptable student behavior.

Kilgore College expects punctuality and regular class attendance. An absence is defined as a student's not being in class for any reason. An instructor may drop students when their lack of attendance prohibits them from meeting the course Student Learning Outcomes or when students accumulate excessive absences.

Students may be dropped for nonattendance per Federal Financial Aid requirements even if the absences constitute less than In accordance with Texas Education Code It is the student's responsibility to make satisfactory arrangements with instructors prior to the absence for completing makeup work. The procedure governing an absence on a religious holy day is outlined in the Kilgore College Student Handbook. Effective communication between students and their instructor is essential.

Students are responsible for initiating any make up work regardless of the cause of the absence. Students absent on official college business are entitled to make up any and all missed work without any penalty attached. However, students should notify their instructors in advance of the absence and should schedule any make-up assignments before the absence. If the student does not submit makeup work by the prearranged time, the student forfeits the right for further make-up of that assignment.

For a student whose absence is not official college business, the individual instructor will judge if the student is eligible to make up work. In all cases, the instructor will determine the time for making up work and the nature of the make-up work. Whenever possible, students should discuss their impending absence with the instructor and schedule the make-up work prior to the absence. Students must meet academic standards in work completed at KC.

Students who fail to meet those standards are placed on scholastic probation or scholastic suspension. Only grades earned at KC are used to determine probation or suspension status.

A conditional permission for a student to remain in college. That status will be applied to any student who:.

A student may remain in school on probation as long as the cumulative GPA is at least 1. Students on scholastic probation must consult a counselor or faculty advisor before registering for another semester.

Students on probation are not allowed to web register. A student is removed from probation when the student earns a 2. A grade of "I" is calculated as an "F" until the grade is changed to a higher grade.

The loss of the conditional permission of a student on scholastic probation to remain in college. Suspension is for one week semester and occurs when a student on probation fails to earn at least a 1. A student on scholastic suspension may:. Students earning 6 or more semester hours in the summer with a cumulative GPA of at least 1. A student may be readmitted on continued scholastic probation after one long semester of scholastic suspension.

Students returning from suspension must complete a Reactivation form with the Office of Admissions and Registrar. Students must also consult with the Director of Counseling and Testing or a designee or the Dean of KC-Longview or designee before registering for classes. Students on suspension are not allowed to web register. The granting of an appeal is not automatic; instead, appeals are intended to ensure that proper procedures have been followed and all available information has been considered.

To fulfill the intent of the Kilgore College appeal process, appeals must have standing to be considered. To have standing, students must demonstrate that either: Failure to file a written appeal within the stated timeframe will render the original decision final and conclusive.

Under most circumstances, grade changes can be made only by the faculty of record. A student is entitled to a review and explanation of the grading process and the grade received.

A grade is the primary prerogative and responsibility of the faculty member and any review as the result of a complaint is intended to ensure accuracy, fairness and adherence to Kilgore College policy. The following steps will be followed in an effort to reconcile a grade dispute:. The student will discuss an individual assignment grade dispute occurring during the semester with the faculty member involved within three 3 business days after the dispute arises.

If the grade dispute is not resolved, the student may appeal the decision to the appropriate dean by submitting the written appeal form within three 3 business days of the meeting with the department chair. The dean's decision is final and concludes the appeal process. Should a student desire to protest a semester grade, the student will discuss the dispute with the faculty member involved no later than the end of the sixth week following the first class day of the next long semester.

Long semester is defined as the fall and spring semesters; therefore, a student protesting a spring or summer semester grade will have the first 6 weeks of the following fall semester to appeal. The Vice President of Instruction will notify the student of the decision which is final and concludes the appeal process.

In the event that the instructional division dean is the instructor of record, the dispute will proceed to the Vice President of Instruction, following the procedures above. Should the Vice President of Instruction be the instructor of record, the dispute will proceed to the President of the College, following the procedures above.

Kilgore College is committed to resolving student concerns or dissatisfaction in the most expeditious and informal manner possible. As a result, students are expected to discuss their concerns or questions with the instructor, staff member, or office area in which they are experiencing dissatisfaction. Most issues can be resolved at this level. For situations that cannot be resolved informally, students have the right to file a formal, written complaint.

The following steps will be followed in an effort to resolve academic complaints not related to disputed grades; e. Students should first take problems or questions to the instructor with whom they are experiencing the dissatisfaction as most problems can be resolved in this manner.

This should occur within one week after the occurrence of the event or situation giving rise to the complaint. This is the point at which the Student Complaint form is utilized. They will also get the signature of the instructor to indicate that the matter has been discussed with them.

The instructor may write a follow-up document, which will become part of the written complaint record. At the time of rendering a formal response to the student, the instructional division dean will sign the form.

If the student is not satisfied with the decision of the instructional division dean, the student may present the formal student complaint form, with documentation, to the vice president of instruction within three working days of receiving a formal response from the dean. The vice president of instruction will review the issue with regard to proper policy and procedure adherence.

The decision of the vice president is final and concludes the complaint process. In all instances of student complaints, efforts will be made to minimize the amount of time from one step to the next in the interest of resolving the issue as quickly as possible.

The College makes every effort to assist students with documented financial need in locating sources to help with their educational expenses. Financial aid is available for students who, without assistance, would not be able to go to college. The family and student are expected to assume a major responsibility for tuition, fees and living expenses.

The role financial aid plays in paying a student's higher education exists only when there is a difference between the student's resources and the cost of education, also known as unmet need. All financial aid information concerning required documents, status of award package, payment and aid deadlines, academic progress standing, and student acknowledgement of institutional and federal regulations will be delivered through the above institutional websites.

Financial counseling is offered on an individual basis to students who complete the annual FAFSA application at www. Students are encouraged to call for an appointment for assistance with filing the annual FAFSA application. Various requirements for student eligibility for funding are as follows:. All general eligibility criteria for Title IV financial aid, per federal regulations.

Additional information, applications, and materials are available in the Financial Aid Office located in the Devall Student Center, phone or , or at www. All violations of the attendance policy will be reported to DVA on VA Form b within 30 days at such time the student exceeds the allowed number of absences. This signed form is only applicable for accredited and non-accredited non-college degree NCD program s or for non-accredited NCD program s offered at institutions of higher learning IHL.

The policy contained herein establishes the attendance policy for the veteran student s when there exists a less stringent policy or when there is no attendance policy defined in the institutions published catalog. I have read, understand, and will comply with this policy for the veteran students certified for GI Bill benefits. Kilgore College has a published refund policy for all students that follows regulations established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for Texas Community Colleges.

That policy is published in the appropriate Registration Guide and is as follows:. Refunds related to flex terms, including summer terms, will follow the regular refund schedule printed in the Registration Guide and will be based on number of class days in the course or term.

Once the refund amount is determined, the difference between the Tuition Assistance that was disbursed and the amount of Tuition Assistance that was earned will be returned to the appropriate military service, and not the student. Kilgore College will work with service members that stop attending due to a military service obligation in identifying solutions that will not result in a student debt for the returned portion.

Military tuition assistance is awarded based on students completing the entire term for which the assistance was awarded. When a student withdraws, they may no longer be eligible for the full amount. A student must officially drop or withdraw through the Office of Admissions and Registrar. If a student officially withdraws from a course, the date of withdrawal will be used as the last date of attendance. Kilgore College follows the federal R2T4 policy of returning funds to the appropriate programs as students withdraw during any academic period of enrollment.

The following steps are followed in calculating the funds owed back to the Department of Education:. Financial Aid Probation - During the probation semester, the student will still be eligible for financial aid, but the following must be completed by the end of that semester to continue to be eligible for financial aid the next semester. All terms agreed to in the Appeal Contract must be completed successfully, the student must have a 2.

All categories of student financial aid are measured by academic progress criteria. Federal regulations require that institutions monitor all financial aid recipients to ensure that students are maintaining a minimum standard academic achievement.

Academic standards vary between federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds, but all require a minimum number of hours completed with a minimum grade point average. Institutional scholarships, State grants, and other non-federal student aid programs have specific academic requirements for each individual program, it is the student's responsibility to read and understand the academic and hourly requirement criteria for each award shown in the student's financial aid award package.

Students enrolled at Kilgore College are expected to work toward a specific degree or certificate and to complete that goal within a certain reasonable timeframe. Therefore, when a student's behavior disrupts or threatens to disrupt the College community, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken. The purpose of this code is not to restrict student rights but to protect the rights of individuals in their academic pursuits. Students at Kilgore College are considered to be mature adults who enter classes voluntarily.

By entering classes, students take upon themselves certain responsibilities and obligations that include an honest attempt at academic performance and social behavior consistent with the lawful purpose of the College. Students maintain all legal rights of citizenship while enrolled and are expected to remember that they are living in a democratic situation.

The reputation of the College rests upon the shoulders of students as well as on the administration, staff, and faculty; and it is hoped that each student will maintain high standards of citizenship. The campus and College will not be a place of refuge or sanctuary for illegal or irresponsible behavior. Students, as all citizens, are subject to civil authority on and off the campus. Common courtesy and cooperation make the above suffice for a long list of rules and regulations.

For situations that cannot be resolved in an informal manner, students have the right to submit a written complaint. For more information on the student complaint process and access to the online Student Complaint Form, visit the Student Complaint webpage at https: These forms must be sent either by electronic mail to StudentComplaints thecb.

Box , Austin, Texas Facsimile transmissions of the forms are not accepted. In most cases, the SACSCOC complaint procedures require the student to exhaust all institutional complaint avenues before a complaint can be filed at the accrediting agency level.

Kilgore College students are advised to first attempt to resolve complaints with KC administration. The grievance process involves an immediate initial investigation to determine if there is reasonable cause to believe the nondiscrimination policy has been violated. If so, the College will initiate a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation, or facilitate an informal resolution.

If so, the College will implement a prompt and effective remedy designed to end the discrimination, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects. Students who wish to report a concern or file a grievance relating to discrimination or harassment may do so by reporting the concern to the college Title IX Coordinator:. Kilgore, TX btice kilgore.

Individuals with grievances of discrimination also always have the right to file a formal grievance with the United States Department Education:.

The administration will attempt to make an early morning decision on school closing and have that decision announced through area radio and television media, posted on the Kilgore College website at www.

Such products are prohibited in all other areas as well as inside all facilities and vehicles owned, leased or operated by Kilgore College. In addition, the majority of cities in which Kilgore College operate have enacted strict smoking ordinances. Kilgore College policy and municipal ordinances apply equally to all college faculty, staff, students, administration and visitors.

Everyone is expected to dispose of their cigarettes properly. The policies and regulations contained herein are given the effect of law by Senate Bill , 60th Legislature, Kilgore College is a "Parking by Permit Only" campus. When registering a vehicle a student must provide the license plate number of the vehicle that will be used on campus. The college assumes no responsibility or any duty to protect any vehicle or its contents at any time the vehicle is operated or parked on the campus.

No bailment is created by granting any parking or operating privileges regarding a vehicle on any property owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by the college. These regulations are in effect at all times on college property.

Controlled parking areas include all parking lots on campus. Signs or pavement markings have been placed to designate these parking areas. A student parking in an unauthorized area may be issued a parking citation. A student's vehicle will be impounded at the owner's expense if more than three violations have been issued.

For more information on the rules and regulations please visit https: Professional counselors, providing a variety of services to students, office in the Counseling Center on the Kilgore campus and at KC-Longview. KC counselors provide educational, career, and personal counseling. For more information call in Kilgore or KC-Longview, The testing center in Kilgore is located on the 2nd floor of the Devall Student Center while in Longview, the center is located in the Hendrix Building.

Both centers are authorized testing sites for a variety of tests including various national and state standardized testing programs, institutional examinations for local placement, and credit by examination. They are also responsible for proctoring exams for e-Learning courses taught through KC. Final exams for these e-Learning courses begin the week before finals during the spring and fall semesters.

All testing requires an appointment at least 24 hours in advance and valid photo id must be presented. Students may direct inquiries to the Kilgore Testing Center at or email: Students may contact the testing center at Kilgore College-Longview at or email: We also offer a number of Career Resources on our Website at www. Click on this link and look for Career Resources..

Fostering Academic Success and Transfer provides support services to U. The purpose is to assist students in completing their associate's degree and transferring to a four-year college to further their education. Support services include individual counseling, advising, tutoring services, mentoring services, career exploration, access to computer lab, assistance in completing FAFSA, visits to four-year colleges and universities, and participation in cultural enrichment activities.

There are limited spots available each year. The purpose of the Student Success Programs is to provide and coordinate academic and support services for all Kilgore College students as they make the transition to college life. For emergency first aid, a trainer is available in the Parks Fitness Center. A nurse is available in the Parks Fitness Center at certain hours to be posted in campus buildings and in The Flare at the beginning of each academic year. Student health services are available at no cost.

The college maintains information on third party health and accident insurance for students. Please note, the college provides information only and does not endorse or recommend any specific vendors or carriers nor does it guarantee the coverages and services provided by any vendors or carriers.

The KC Police Department is composed of certified law enforcement officers who have the authority to enforce all local, state and federal laws and college regulations. Officers are on duty on a hour basis. Police officers are visible on campus in marked vehicles. See the Kilgore College Student Handbook for more information or call Kilgore College maintains three residence halls with space for approximately students.

Applicants for on-campus housing must document compliance with State law regarding bacterial meningitis immunizations prior to being assigned to housing. In addition, all applicants will be subject to a criminal background screening and may be denied housing based upon this review. For more information on these policies and requirements, visit our website at www. Residents must choose one of three meal plans offered for meal service.

Commuter students may purchase a meal plan thru the Cashier's Office. Student may contact the Director of Food Services in the cafeteria to purchase Ranger Bucks to use in the cafeteria or in the snack bar. For more information, please call the Director at or visit the Director in the cafeteria. The Devall Student Center is the hub of many student activities on campus. Student Services such as: Admissions, Registration, Financial Aid, Counseling, Housing, Student Life, the cafeteria and the campus bookstore are all found in this convenient facility.

A game room, student meeting room, lounges, an ATM, and mail center are centrally located for students use. The KC Bookstore, located in the Devall Student Center, sells textbooks some are rentable , computers, electronics, supplies, articles of clothing, souvenirs, and miscellaneous items. The Bookstore is open from 7: Monday through Thursday and from 7: The Bookstore will have extended hours the first two class days of long semesters. The phone number is KC-Longview also has a full service bookstore.

Hours of operation are 7: When a student finds it necessary to return a textbook to the Bookstore for refund, the student must present the cash register receipt for the original purchase and the unmarked, undamaged textbook. Refunds up to 12th class day during long semester and 4th class day for short semester with drop slip.

For the complete Return Policy visit www. Procedure for Buying Back Textbooks. The Bookstore may buy back selected used, current-edition textbooks if these books are in good condition. Buybacks are conducted during certain times of the year, visit www. Kilgore College offers a variety of student activities, including student organizations, performing groups, intercollegiate athletics, intramurals and student publications.

For more information on student activities contact the Coordinator of Student Activities located in the Devall Student Center or telephone The college provides services to students with documented disabilities.

The Special Populations Counselor who can be reached at , serves as a clearinghouse for all students with disabilities. These services may include, but are not limited to, accommodations in class, tutoring, interpreting for the deaf, readers, scribes, note takers, and taped texts.

Students seeking accommodations must contact the Coordinator of Disability Services and provide the necessary documentation in a timely manner. Kilgore College offers support services to students classified as career technical workforce majors and have economic need.

Special population students include single parents, displaced homemakers, persons with disabilities, students in career technical workforce majors non-traditional for their gender, and persons with limited English proficiency. Special Populations students are eligible for walk-in tutoring and other services while they are enrolled in courses at KC. For additional information contact the Instructional Student Support Office at Located on the mall in the center of the Kilgore main campus, the newly renovated Watson Library provides spacious reading and study areas.

A team of professional librarians and support staff provide services that include interlibrary loan, bibliographic instruction, and cooperative borrowing privileges through TexShare. The first floor of the library is for collaborative learning and includes 40 computers, reference and current periodicals, a coffee bar, circulation, and staff offices. The second floor is for quiet study.

There are four study rooms and a conference room that can be reserved. The Bone Learning Center consist of two computer rooms of 30 computers each. One computer room is primarily for Library Instruction and the other is for patrons who want a quiet computer work area. Kilgore College is a participant in the Virtual College of Texas. Students enroll locally at Kilgore College and study with students across Texas.

If you find a course you are interested in, the next step is to request the course from the Kilgore College eLearning department at via email: Parks Fitness Center is located on the Kilgore campus.

Part time students may pay a discounted fee for the use of the center. Additional information about the use of these recreational facilities, hours of operation, and special recreational offerings is available at or Service learning is are educational experiences associated with selected classes in which students participate in organized service activities that meets identified community needs.

Students reflect on the service activity, gain further understanding of course content, and gain a broader understanding of the discipline. Service learning students help build a better community, and the community helps create a better informed and better prepared student.

Service Learning is a rewarding opportunity for both instructors and students to grow and learn. For more information about service learning, please contact us at or email rjohnson kilgore. Continuing Education and Workforce Development classes provide learning opportunities for leisure pursuits, career advancement, and employment skills. The non-degree, non-credit courses offer enriching, quality instruction to individuals for their personal and professional improvement.

Workforce Development also provides training solutions for business and industry, including customized contract training, pre-employment screening, and assessment services. A listing of Continuing Education programs with specific telephone numbers is outlined below under Special Programs. Usually no admission requirements exist for students registering for non-credit courses. For information regarding registration and class cancellations, please see the current Continuing Education Class Schedule at www.

Students may register no more than 60 days prior to the beginning of class. Some classes have limited enrollment and are filled on a "first-come-first-served" basis, so early registration is advisable. Students may register by mail or in person at the Bert E.

Woodruff Adult Education Center, N.