NUT 504

Advanced Sports Nutrition Online

Overview

Advanced Sports Nutrition offers strong research-oriented coverage of both nutrition and exercise physiology with practical, applied information useful to students who will counsel and provide dietary and training guidelines to athletes. It reviews evidence-based information to support the use of more than 25 different natural herbs, supplements, and nutrients to enhance physical performance and endurance and incorporates the latest publications on the on the acute and chronic effects of sports nutrition and supplementation strategies.

Highlights

Prepares students to sit the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) exam leading to the Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) credential – http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/CISSN.html

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the influence of nutrition on the anatomy and physiology of exercise

  • Evaluate how carbohydrate, fats, proteins vitamins and minerals function in exercise

  • Explain the importance of water and develop effective hydration plans

  • Discuss the mechanism of action, performance benefits, and health concerns, and the safe use of common sports supplements

  • Develop a diet plan for a particular person engaging in a specific sport

  • Recognize and evaluate sports food, drinks, supplements and ergogenic aids and discuss their appropriate use

  • Develop a plan for nutrition and exercise for special populations

  • Analyze scholarly publications on the acute and chronic effects of sports nutrition and supplementation strategies on body composition, physical performance and metabolism

  • Explain position stands of the International Society of Sports Nutrition

More details

Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) – $115

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Last updated 7/14/19

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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