Diet, Exercise and Fitness
by Instructor: Ellen Coleman, MA, MPH, RD, CSSD

$20.00

i 10.00 CEH

Course Overview

REVISED August 2011. This substantial revision focuses on new International Olympic Committee recommendations for carbohydrate and protein intake and timing, and explains the 2010 Dietary Guidelines and new MyPlate food guidance system. Additions throughout include new research on caffeine as a performance enhancer; new cautions about antioxidant supplements; and much more. 234 pages.

About the Course Author

Ellen Coleman, MA, RD, MPH, CSSD, is recognized for her clinical, academic, and publishing experience. She has taught nutrition, published articles in professional journals, consulted with several sports teams, and wrote Eating for Endurance, which won wide acclaim. Ellen Coleman, MA, MPH, RD, CSSD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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    4.00HOURS


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    1.00HOURS

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    10.00HOURS

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Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-FIT75
  • Hours:

    10.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2020-07-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Choose an appropriate fluid replacement to prevent dehydration and maximize performance.; Design 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. ; Discuss how intensity, duration, and fitness level influence the type of fuel used by the muscles for energy.; Discuss some nutrition assessment techniques which constitute quackery.; Discuss the benefits of fat utilization during exercise and the pros and cons of a fat loading diet.; "Discuss the problems associated with the common practice of ""making weight."""; Explain the relationship of carbohydrate intake and endurance training to performance.; Explain the role of exercise in weight control, in regard to body composition, energy metabolism and eating disorders.; Explain which ergogenic aids are beneficial and which are worthless.; List nutritional guidelines to ensure adequate nutritional intake for exercising pregnant women.; List three reasons why amino acid supplements are not necessary to increase performance.; Plan the following for an athlete: a pre-exercise meal, a training diet, a carbohydrate loading diet and intake during and after competition.; State the protein requirement for athletes and explain why it is different for athletes.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Athletic Trainers; Dietitians; Fitness Professionals; Health Educators; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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