Updated: Nov. 19
-Added a Starter Pack- 30+ Minutes
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-New Professional Certificate Design (different from Udemy)
Now earn your Internationally Accredited Diploma in Sports Nutrition accredited by The CPD Standards Certification Service, which is an independent body that ensures qualifications are in line with the most current professional standards.
This means this course comply with universally accepted principles of Continual Professional Development (CPD) and have been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans.
CPD certification means that the content and structure of the courses have been independently assessed and approved for multi-disciplinary and industry-wide continuing personal and professional development purposes.
Pass Mark: 50% to secure your CPD Certificate!
Course Pre-requisite: None
Course Duration: 1-4 weeks
Quizzes & Graded Exam:
Internationally Accredited by CPD (Details in the course)
Course & Exam Location: Online
Nutrition is the key when it comes to sports performance and recovery. This course will teach you everything about how to fuel your athlete clients that will not only maximize their performance in their respective sports but also optimize their recovery.
This diploma in sports nutrition will be of great interest to all learners and healthcare professional who would like to learn the fundamentals of sports nutrition science.
Module 1: Introduction to Sports Nutrition will start by defining what exactly is sports nutrition and it’s aim. Here I will also categorize athletes into recreational, amateur and professional. This course is mainly about the first two types of athletes. Nutrition will vary based on the type of sports an athlete plays. After all, Nutrition for a marathon runner will vary from a person who plays football, right?
Module 2: Energy Requirements for Athletes will dive deep into the three energy systems i.e. phosphocreatine system, the lactic acid system and the aerobic system. We’ll then move on to discuss the five cardio/training zones to better understand the level of intensities athletes play their respective sport.
TDEE-An important energy and calorie based concept is discussed to understand the different energy requirements for athletes based on their age, gender, weight and so forth!
Module 3: Macronutrient Requirements for Athletes will discuss macronutrient requirements for athletes. Detailed explanations and relevant studies are provided that will help you not only understand the individual macro requirements based on the type of sports an athlete plays but by using case studies, this module will clearly explain how to figure out any athletes macro-ratio like a pro!
Module 4: Fluid Requirements for Athletes. Hydration is extremely important for athletes if they want to maximize their performance. Water is the best beverage for most, as more than 60% of human body is water. A formula and a chart is provided that will help you optimize your athlete clients water intake. Besides water, sport drinks are an integral part of an athlete’s life especially if she performs endurance activities. This module will break everything down to the best sport drink brands to their types, when to consume them and how much.
Module 5: Nutrient Timings. This module deals with Nutrient timings both pre and post workout nutrition. With the help of high-quality studies, variety of frameworks are given that will enable you to time your athlete client’s pre and post workout nutrition based on their workout timings, and the type of athlete they are.
Furthermore, this module will help you to fuel an endurance athlete for half-marathon. Complete details including preparatory phase nutrition, carb-loading and race day nutrition is explained.
Along with visually pleasing lecture slides, you will find a voiceover presentation which explains all the slides in detail plus you will find the accompanying Master Course Manual in case you want to read the entire course. I have also included a Power-point slides for the entire course that will help you re-visit it from time to time that will enable you to keep the course material fresh in your mind.[Helpful for people who are hearing impaired]
Module 6: Creating Sport Diets.And finally, you will find various sport diet plans in Module 6 as a reference guide to help design sport diets for your clients.
Module 7: Final Exam. Once you are ready you can give the final exam to secure your CPD-Certificate which comes included with this course.
We offer a CPD Certificate which is different from the Udemy’s Certificate of Completion. If you want your CPD Certificate from us, you are required to provide your full name and email-address. Your details will remain confidential with us.
Who is the course for?
-Anyone who wants to learn how to create sport diets
-Health Professionals who want to specifically learn about Sports Nutrition
-Health & Fitness Professionals who want to help their athlete clients with general nutrition tips/guidelines
By the end of this course, what will you Learn?
-Understand Sports Nutrition including Macro and Micronutrient requirements for Athletes
-Understand Energy Systems and Energy Requirements for Athletes
-Figure out easy ways to determine BMR, TDEE
-Learn the Top Sports Supplements for Athletes that can maximize their performance and optimize recovery
-Create Sport Diets for your Athlete Clients
& much more!
Lastly, there is a Bonus module which will explain some key sports supplements for best performance. Approximately 83% of athletes worldwide ingest some kind of supplements.
In this Module, I will discuss few Key Sports Supplements that can help any athlete improve their performance and optimize their recovery.