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Certificate In Sports Nutrition Course

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Certificate In Sports Nutrition Course

`Proper nutrition and dieting are integral to a successful fitness program, particularly for athletes. the absence of one element can take a toll on an athlete's overall performance and may result to a losing game or even an injury.`Whether you are interested in helping athletes match their energy and nutrient intake with their training regimen for optimal performance, or you yourself are drawn to sports and fitness and would like to step up your own game, it's high time that you take Glezoo's Sports Nutrition Certification course.`Through the incorporated lessons, you will gain an insight about the science behind nutrition and its role in sports. You will also learn how to implement a sound diet plan that helps optimize weight loss, muscle growth, and energy and performance levels. So whether you are a personal trainer, a coach, a fitness instructor, or a nutritionist, our sports nutrition certification will give you the skills that will help you create a nutrition program that best suits your clients’ needs.

COURSE UNITS

Lesson 1 – The Sports Nutritionist
  • 1.1 The Roles and Functions of the Sports Nutritionist
  • 1.2 Characteristics of the Sports Nutritionist
Lesson 2 – The Ethical Responsibilities of the Sports Nutritionist
  • 2.1 Handling Clients
  • 2.2 The Professional’s Conduct
  • 2.3 Conduct in the Workplace
Lesson 3 – The Human Digestion
  • 3.1 The Process of Digestion
  • 3.2 The Storage of Glucose for Energy
  • 3.3 The Role of Digestive System
Lesson 4 – Healthy Diet and Exercise
  • 4.1 Healthy Dietary Guidelines
  • 4.1 The Role of Physical Activity and Exercise
Lesson 5 – Terms in Sports Nutrition
  • 5.1 Common health and fitness terms
  • 5.2 Medical Terms Related to Anatomy and Diseases
  • 5.3 Definition of Terms Related to Energy Expenditure and Physical Activity
Lesson 6 – Understanding the effects of carbohydrates
  • 6.1 Carbohydrates for Energy
  • 6.2 The Functions of Glucose
  • 6.3 Carbohydrates in the Athlete’s Diet
  • 6.4 Carbohydrates and the Glycemic Index
  • 6.5 The Application of GI to the Training Regimen
  • 6.6 The Concept of Glycogen Loading
Lesson 7 – Understanding the effects of proteins
  • 7.1 Complete vs Incomplete Proteins
  • 7.2 The Role of Protein in the Athlete’s Body
  • 7.3 Protein Consumption among Athletes
  • 7.4 Proteins for the Vegetarian Diet
  • 7.5 The Use of Amino Acid Supplements
  • 7.6 Concentration, Utilization, and Rating of Protein Supplements
Lesson 8 – Calories and Fats
  • 8.1 Classification of Fats
  • 8.2 Benefits of Fats in the Body
  • 8.3 Computing for the Athlete’s Caloric Requirements
Lesson 9 – Fluid Intake
  • 9.1 The Benefits of Proper Hydration
  • 9.2 The Effects of Dehydration
  • 9.3 The Appropriate Amount of Fluid Intake
Lesson 10 – Vitamins and Minerals
  • 10.1 Fat-Soluble Vitamins
  • 10.2 Water-Soluble Vitamins
  • 10.3 Mineral Requirements
  • 10.4 Antioxidants vs Free Radicals
Lesson 11 – Sports Supplements
  • 11.1 Common Types of Sports Supplements
  • 11.2 The Use of Steroids and Other Substances
  • 11.3 Herbal Diuretics and Laxatives
  • 11.4 Ephedrine
Lesson 12 – The Athlete’s Lifestyle and Behavior
  • 12.1 Caffeine Intake
  • 12.2 Alcohol Intake
  • 12.3 Cigarette Smoking
  • 12.4 Eating Disorders
  • 12.5 Commonly Abused Substances by Individuals with Eating Disorders
Lesson 13 – Diet and the goal of losing weight
  • 13.1 The Principles of Weight Loss
  • 13.2 Proper Food Intake for Weight Loss
  • 13.3 The Body Mass Index
  • 13.4 The Zigzag Method of Dieting
  • 13.5 Dieting Tips and Guidelines for Weight Loss
  • 13.6 Weight Loss Diet Planning for Athletes
Lesson 14 – Exercises which will help you to lose weight
  • 14.1 The Benefits of Exercise
  • 14.2 The Weight Loss Exercise Program
  • 14.3 Cardio Warm-Up Activities
  • 14.4 Muscle Wasting
Lesson 15 – How to start your very own sports nutrition business
  • 15.1 Insurance and Business Requirements
  • 15.2 Assessing Client Nutrition and Fitness
  • 15.3 Nutritionist Review Sheet
  • 15.4 Nutritional Assessment Forms
Lesson 16 – Sales and Marketing in Sports Nutrition Business
  • 16.1 The Importance of Marketing a Business
  • 16.2 The Steps to a Successful Sale
  • 16.3 Mode of Billing and Fixed Rates
  • 16.4 Keeping a Growing Client Base
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