Exercise and Sports Nutrition

COM HLT X 404.7

Designed for fitness and sports enthusiasts, this course provides an in-depth understanding of the relation between dietary needs and optimal exercise performance and training.

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Fall
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify nutritional needs of various groups of exercisers
  • Understand and incorporate sport-specific nutrition guidelines in counseling methods
  • Encourage healthy eating behaviors referenced by science-specific nutrition recommendations

About this course:

In this course, students gain an in-depth understanding of the roles of carbohydrate, protein, and fat in the diets of very active people and learn what foods, fluids, and supplements support optimal training, performance, and recovery. Students also learn how to calculate energy needs, evaluate body composition, and tackle difficult weight and eating disorder issues. A review of the nutritional needs of athletes in endurance, strength, weight-class, and aesthetic sports also is included. Don't miss this chance to develop new professional relationships, receive feedback from an expert instructor, and demonstrate your knowledge. Dietitians, fitness instructors, athletic trainers, strength specialists, coaches, and sports enthusiasts can benefit from the unique opportunity to interact and share knowledge.
Prerequisites
A basic course in human nutrition and exercise physiology.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Monday, Friday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Casey Thomas
372251
Fee:
$705.00
1 day left. Enroll by Mar 30, 2020
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Notes

No meeting May 25, 2020. Make up meeting: May 29, 2020. 

Full elective credit in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 6, 2020.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Mar 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 6, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 13, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 20, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Apr 27, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 18, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon May 25, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 29, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 1, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 8, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online

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