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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The Course covers the below topics
Topic 1 – Principles of Sports Nutrition
Topic 2 – Macronutrients and Sports
Topic 3 – Energy Requirements for Sports
Topic – 4 Nutrition and Training
Topic 5 – Body Composition and Sports
Topic 6 – Supplementation and Sport
Topic 7 – Nutrition for Training
Topic 8 – Sport and The Immune System
Learn about the principles behind sports nutrition, Review nutrition guidelines, what are nutrients, types of nutrients.
For athletes and active people, meeting energy needs is important in order to fuel the body.
The nutritional needs of an athlete not only vary between individuals but also between sports.
Aside from good nutrition, many sports will require a specific physique or body composition to assist in performing well in that particular sport.
Due to the pressures placed on the body and health from sports training, it is common for athletes to use dietary supplements.
Athletes may require more food to support increased energy demands, and slightly different macronutrient ratios to support the additional exercise.
The need for an active immune system is especially important in sports in order to assist an athlete to reach peak performance.
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
Tutor Support and Assessments
The difference between a good online course and a bad online course is in the quality of tutor support. Our tutors are always available to one-on-one support you via email or a phone call if necessary. We have a policy to get back to the student’s questions in 24-48 hours and assessments are marked within 3-4 days. Students never feel they are on their own and waiting forever. We are proud of the high-quality tutor support we provide from our highly qualified tutors.
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.
Pathways and Credits:
This course will receive credits towards some of our higher qualifications.
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