Knowledge of Nutrition is recommended to be successful in this course. This course is designed to provide the basic principles of sports nutrition for exercise/athletic performance with an emphasis on nutrition strategies for maximum performance and altering body composition; and nutrition before, during and after competition. Major topics explored include fluid and electrolytes, dietary supplements, hormones, performance enhancing substances and methods, and feeding and eating disorders. Upon completion of this course, the student will understand the role of sports nutrition professionals and be able to apply the basic principles of sports nutrition for exercise and athletic performance.
How This Course Works
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You'll be able to view course materials at the start of term.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.