Sports Nutrition is a course that focuses on the nutritional needs for athletes and sports people. It is designed for people working or wanting to work as Sports Counsellors, Personal Trainers and Nutrition Consultants. Sports people often have special dietary needs to help them fulfill their athletic potential.
This course aims to help you better understand the sports nutrition diet, nutrition for fitness, sports nutrition supplements, and the relationships between performance, health and food.
Students gain an understanding and skills in:
- Managing training diets
- Managing competition diets
- Weight loss
- Energy and more…
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Course content at a glance
Principles of Sports Nutrition
Learn about the principles behind sports nutrition, Review nutrition guidelines, what are nutrients, types of nutrients.
Macronutrients and Sports
This topic teaches how individual macro nutrient works for a sports person or athlete, what they provide and support, their affect on the body
Energy Requirements for Sports
For athletes and active people, meeting energy needs is important in order to fuel the body. Meeting energy requirements is an important priority for all athletes. This topi covers in detail these specific requirements.
Nutrition and Training
The nutritional needs of an athlete not only vary between individuals but also between sports. In this topic, we will look at some sport types and what they will require in terms of nutrition and hydration.
Body Composition and Sports
Aside from good nutrition, many sports will require a specific physique or body composition to assist in performing well in that particular sport. This topic body composition from a nutritional perspective.
Supplementation and Sport
Due to the pressures placed on the body and health from sports training, it is common for athletes to use dietary supplements. This topic covers in detail all the supplements athletes use and how they work.
Nutrition for Training
Athletes may require more food to support increased energy demands, and slightly different macronutrient ratios to support the additional exercise. An athlete may also require extra micronutrients depending on the individual and sport and will also require more hydration than someone partaking in a general level of exercise. This topic covers in details the additional nutrition needs for an athlete.
Sport and The Immune System
The need for an active immune system is especially important in sports in order to assist an athlete to reach peak performance. The topic focusses on the immune system with case studies.
Successful completion of this course will complement the following careers:
- Health Coach
- Nutrition Advisor
- Sports Nutritionist
There are many other possibilities with this versatile course. Many of our students who do this course are Sports Trainers, Sportsmen, Athletes, Fitness Trainers or working in the Health and Fitness industries.
100 hours of Study
The difference between a good course and a bad course lies in the way you are assessed. Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
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