Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance
Are you working as a personal trainer or nutrition advisor and looking for a deeper understanding of nutrition to support your clients with their performance based goals? Whether it is eating prior to an endurance event such as a marathon or Tough Mudder, or you want to know how better to supplement alongside diet for body building, this course will give a broader knowledge of meal timing, supplementation, carb loading post activity glycogen replenishment, and much more.
How is the Nutrition for Sport and Exercise course delivered?
This course is delivered purely by distance learning. Once you’ve enrolled, your dedicated support tutor will give you a call to talk you through the online learning portal, course content and assessment guidelines. You will agree and set realistic dates for the submission of your online coursework and you can call or e-mail your tutor for support, as and when required.
If you have any special learning needs please do not hesitate to discuss them with our advisers, we will do as much as is practicable to assist.
What does the Nutrition for Sport and Exercise course cover?
- The need for healthy, balanced diet to optimise sports performance
- How to access credible information about sports and performance nutrition
- The benefits and risks of specific nutritional protocols that may be used to prepare for sports or fitness events
- The current scientific evidence relating to the safety and efficacy of common, legally available supplements and ergogenic aids.
How will I be assessed?
One unit of online coursework.