Building Blocks of Sport and Exercise Nutrition – 2 CECs


Business Success Series

CEC Credits
.2 IACET CEUs/ 2 W.I.T.S. CECs


ACSM 2.0
AEA 2.0
ATRI 0.2
ISSA 2.0
NCSF 1.0
NSPA 2.0
SCW 2.0
YMCA 2.0


Course Description:

This course provides students the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical sport-related knowledge.  You  will become familiar with how the building blocks of sport and exercise nutrition can affect your clients on a daily basis.  This course is approved for 2 CECs/0.2 IACET CEUs. You must complete all assignments and pass the end of course quiz to successfully complete the course.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate the importance of carbohydrate for athletic performance.
  • Calculate the amount of protein recommended for athletes daily.
  • Identify potential problems with taking in too much or too little protein.
  • Describe how fat is used to fuel exercise.
  • Identify basic information about vitamins including how they function.
  • Explain the differences between vitamins and minerals.
  • Describe the general guidelines for water and sodium intake before, during, and after exercise.
  • List factors that affect water and electrolyte balance in athletes.

Optional Textbook Information

Dunford, Marie. (2010) Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition (Chapters 4 through 9.)
Available in hard copy and ebook
Human Kinetics
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Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program. Our programs are mentored with front line top veteran fitness educators and leaders. The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.