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Course Overview

This online guide to the most popular - and sometimes least effective - ergogenic and weight-loss supplements pulls no punches in its assessments and opinions. Extremely valuable for anyone working with weight control clients who may also be undertaking a fitness regime, or who are prone to follow the latest fad. The introduction explains the new regulatory schemes put in place last year.

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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Certificates provided by accrediting body (6 Match)

  • Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer

    2.00HOURS


    Relias LLC is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer

    2.00HOURS


    Relias LLC is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    5.00HOURS

    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 5.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    5.00HOURS

    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 5.0 contact hours.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist

    5.00HOURS

    Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 5.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist

    5.00HOURS

    Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 5.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-AT160-16
  • Hours:

    2.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2019-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe flaws in the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act; Describe two contaminants found in supplements that can cause athletes to test positive for doping; Describe two mechanisms by which caffeine may improve athletic performance; Describe two sports supplements that have substantial research to support their effectiveness; Discuss four points to consider when evaluating supplements ; Identify two supplements purportedly increase the body's ability to buffer lactic acid; Identify two supplements that allegedly enhance fat oxidation and/or lipolysis; Identify two supplements that allegedly influence brain neurotransmitters; Identify two supplements that contain adrenergic stimulant amines; Identify two supplements that have settled FTC charges that they made unsubstantiated claims; Identify two supplements that purportedly increase metabolic rate
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Athletic Trainers; 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.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    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.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • 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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