Penn Foster’s online Sports Nutrition Certificate courses cover the fundamentals of nutrition that can help you prepare to enrich your own exercise and diet, or helping you take the first steps toward recertification as a personal trainer or ACE fitness professional. You’ll learn about calories and nutrients, supplements and nutrition for training, and body composition and weight management.
The program will prepare students to evaluate the nutrition of athletes and others in fitness settings and to offer suggestions to help meet their personal goals.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...
For all athletes, nutrition is a key component to success. A diet that’s tailored to an athlete’s needs can help maximize performance and ensure proper recovery.
This course focuses on determining caloric needs, micronutrient management, and thermoregulation.
This course discusses the ways in which athletes can achieve optimal performance through nutrition and supplements.
This course discusses body composition and the strategies athletes can use to properly manage their weight.
This graded project in Sports Nutrition consists of two parts.