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Diet, Exercise, and Fitness The Essentials of Sports Nutrition Course for Dietitians

CME : 10
Start Date :  Aug 01 - 2011 End Date :  May 31 - 2021

Organized by : - OnCourse Learning Corporation

Specialities :   Nutrition, Sports Medicine

Conference Summary

Diet, Exercise, and Fitness The Essentials of Sports Nutrition Course for Dietitians is organized by - OnCourse Learning Corporation. This Online CME Conference is held Aug 01, 2011 - May 31, 2021.

The target audience for this online medical event is Dietetics/Nutrition. This online CME Conference has been assigned for a maximum of 10.00 CPEU.

The mission of this sports nutrition training continuing education session is to present a significant review of the elements of evidence-based sports nutrition practice, required in assisting the athletes to implement safe and efficient nutrition interventions to promote optimal performance and overall health.

Conference Objectives are :
• Explain the methods to intensity, duration, and fitness level influence the type of fuel used by the muscles for energy
• Describe the relationship of carbohydrate intake and endurance training to performance
• Plan and prepare the following for an athlete: a pre-exercise meal, a training diet, a carbohydrate-loading diet, and intake during and after the competition
• Explain the advantages of fat use during exercise, and the pros and cons of a fast-loading diet
• Assert the protein requirements for athletes and explain why goals may be different for athletes
• Outline three causes why amino acid supplements are not necessary to increase performance
• Determine suitable fluid replacement to prevent dehydration and maximize performance
• Describe the role of exercise for weight control, body composition, energy metabolism, and in eating disorders
• Determine which ergogenic aids are advantageous and which are worthless
• Consider some nutrition beliefs and approaches that may constitute quackery
• Plan a training diet that meets the calorie, carbohydrate, protein and fat requirements of an athlete based on age, sex, weight, height, training goals, and sport
• Explain the methods on how relative energy efficiency in sport (RED-S) and the female athlete triad (FAT) compromise the athletic performance and what health consequences can result from them.
• Assess prevailing sports nutrition research in preparation for the Commission on Dietetic Registration Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) exam

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Credit Info

  • CME : 10
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