Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition – 6 CECs

$110.00

CEC Credits

6 W.I.T.S. CECs /  .6 IACET CEUs / 6 OFC CECs

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6 W.I.T.S. CECs /  .6 IACET CEUs / 6 OFC CECs

Course Description: This course will help you not only improve your fitness, health and performance, but also help your clients become more successful in meeting their sport-related fitness goals. You will learn the foundational principles of nutrition while applying practical sport-related knowledge. Throughout this online, self-paced course you will evaluate current topics in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and investigate how to best implement sound nutrition-based science into your daily training practices. This course is approved for 6 WITS CECs and 0.6 IACET CEUs. You must complete all course discussions, assignments, quizzes, complete a final project, and pass the final exam to earn the CECs/CEUs.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you 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.
  • Identify the goals of sport nutrition and how they build on general nutrition.
  • Explain why sport nutrition is considered both an art and a science.
  • Compare how sport nutrition fits into other sport-related professions.
  • Describe how proper diet can help athletes lose weight without interfering with training or recovery.
  • Describe how weight and body composition relate to performance.
  • Identify the criteria for anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders.

Textbook Information:

Dunford, Marie. (2010) Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition
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.