: The exciting field of sports nutrition combines the sciences of nutrition and exercise physiology. This Sports Nutrition course, offered by our accredited school partners, takes a personalized approach that guides you through the elements of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and fluids using case studies and practical applications for working with athletes. You’ll be introduced to the functions of these nutrients, proper dietary intakes, and how they affect your body. Proper nutrition is vital to the overall athletic performance and experience. To get a job in the sports nutrition field, you need to understand current guidelines, emerging research, and be able to apply knowledge to athletes of all ages. This course will meet those needs by using the most up to date information and tools.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Recall the importance of basic nutrients, the effects on our bodies, and energy systems
Identify the functions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and fluids to overall body composition
Recognize the fundamentals of nutritional ergogenics, weight management, and endurance
Differentiate between strength/power athletes, team sports athletes, and types of consultations
Recall how to work with special populations and potential jobs in sports nutrition
Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description
: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.