Sport Nutrition

 

This course provides you with the knowledge of essential nutritional needs to enhance the performance in sports. It covers the macro nutrient and micro nutrient aspects for an athlete before, during, and after the training or competition. The importance of hydration and the effect of ergogenic will be discussed as well

ACE CECs - ACE Continuing Education Courses

(CECs: 2.0)

Course Goals

  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants will gain knowledge in:
  • The mechanism by which food is digested, absorbed, and metabolized, and how the waste products are excreted;
  • The major functions of the macro and micro nutrients;
  • Good and practical food sources of the macronutrients;
  • The effects of food choices on physical fitness and health;
  • The principles of energy balance and how various weight-control diets work to meet appropriate weight goals;
  • The appropriate nutrition planning principles for various populations.

Duration

A total of 21 hours of lessons

Award

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded:

Certificate of Completion - Sport Nutrition

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Human Energy
  • Healthful Nutrition for Athletes
  • Carbohydrates: The main energy food
  • Protein: The tissue builder
  • Application of nutrition to exercise
  • Fats: An important energy source
  • Vitamins: the organic regulators
  • Minerals: the inorganic regulators
  • Water and Electrolytes
  • Body Weight Management – Weight gain & Weight loss
  • Demonstration on making your own recovery drink
  • Ergogenic Aid
  • Planning nutrition intake based on recommended guidelines

Prerequisites

NIL

 

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ASES offers sport courses and fitness courses for professional certification such as ACE Certified Personal Trainer, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. We also offer Diplomas in Coaching, Fitness, Sport Development and Sport Science