Sports Nutrition

A Distance Learning Course of 10 Lessons

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Course Description

Sportsmen and women are no longer leaving anything to chance in the preparation for and duration of competition.

Good, sound nutritional advice is now being sought by those who are very serious about competing and planning for an event is now becoming just as important as psychological and physical preparation.

Those therapists involved in sports nutrition will find this course a valuable aid in clarifying and summarizing a number of issues.

The role of each nutrient group will be covered and its appropriate inclusion into different sports will be discussed throughout.

Course Syllabus

The nutrient groups

Anatomy & physiology

Myths and misconceptions

The digestive system

Principles of coaching in sport

The glycaemic Index

Planning the diet

Weight control in sport

Supplements

Nutritional ergogenic aids

Fluid balance

The day of competition

The latest thoughts on nutritional advice

Replacing nutrients after competition

 

Qualifications

On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Qualification 1: Sports Nutrition Diploma

Sports Nutrition Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

Qualification 2: Sports Nutrition Certificate of Completion

Sports Nutrition Certificate of Completion issued by eLearn Canada College

Study Options

This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.

Tutor Support

With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor’s role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.

You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrollment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 – 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 110 hrs.

Additional Information

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What’s Included

All study materials
Study Guide
Full Tutor and Admin support
The course fee includes the registration and certification fee

Tuition & Fees 860.00 CAD

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