Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition Course

The 'Super Athletes' of today have come to recognize and rely on the science of sports nutrition. Sports Nutrition differs from standard nutrition in that it recognizes the additional demands made on the body by exercise and sports performance. Athletes-whether recreational or professional-are finally embracing the value of nutrition in the pursuit of excellence. Ultimate nutrition equals ultimate achievement. The contents of this course will unleash the athlete from the confines of conventional nutrition and free him/her to pursue the ultimate in peak performance. In addition, the health benefits to each and every student are both invaluable and a source of inspiration to not only do well, but to excel in their chosen field of excellence!

Covered in the Sports Nutrition Course

  • Performance Fuel - the three core energy sources
  • Vitamin and Mineral Index
  • Complete Guide to Ergogenics(performance enhancing supplements)
  • Metabolism - Krebs Cycle L, Lactic Acid, Ketosis
  • Sports Nutrition Myths Exposed
  • How Muscles Use Fat Enzymes; Fat and Sugar Storage
  • Exercise and Energy Expenditure
  • Pre-Contest Fuel and During Contest Fuel-where applicable
  • Post Contest Fuel-Clycogen Replacement
  • The 'F' Factor-Fluids
  • Diet'Tricks'for Peak Performance

  • Course Outcome

    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Practice as a Sports Nutrition advisor
  • Develop eating plans according to the client's unique needs and specifications
  • Have the necessary knowledge pertaining to work ethics and professionalism

  • Course Type

    Internationally recognized provider program
    This course cointains elements of SAQA Unit
    Standards ID: 258721 and SAQA Unit Standards ID:

    Duration of Sports Nutrition Training

    Although you should be able to complete the herbalism training course in 3 months, open learning gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace within a 2 year period

    Exams for obtaining Sports Nutrition Certificate

    2 case studies
    Written exam