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Fitness Professionals' Guide to Sports Nutrition and Weight Management

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.4 CECs , ACSM 4.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Book DVD Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Master the basics of nutrition so you can intelligently answer your clients’ questions with valuable advice based on government guidelines and science-based research. Discover weight-loss strategies you can use to help them meet their goals. Learn when to refer clients who are using nutritional supplements or showing signs of an eating disorder to a physician, registered dietician or the appropriate health care professional. 


You will learn:

  • Rules of nutrition including Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPyramid Food Guidance System
  • How energy systems work and the impact digestion has on physical activity
  • Effects of various macronutrients and micronutrients on body function during exercise
  • Pros and cons of trend diets
  • To identify symptoms of various eating disorders


This course is included in our Sports Conditioning Specialty Certification.
Learn more about how you can become a specialist. »


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