Sports & Fitness Nutrition

Learn about obtaining essential nutrients from food and supplements and dietary guidelines to support athletic health and  performance. This course provides the latest natural health and nutrition information through special features from alive magazine. Apply the concepts to your everyday lifestyle with recipes chosen specifically related to each lesson. This course will be especially interesting for professional and amateur athletes, fitness trainers, coaches, nutritionists, and anyone dedicates to physical health and wellness.

  • This course is a co-requisite for the following diploma programs: Applied Nutrition, Applied Nutrition Specializing in Sports Fitness and Nutritional Consulting

Course Outline

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the final exam. Students have 24 weeks to complete the course; however, it can be completed sooner than the allotted time depending on the pace of the individual.  Members of the BCRPA are eligible to receive 20 BCRPA CECs (Continuing Education Credits) upon completion of this course.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Sports Nutrition
Lesson 2: Defining and Measuring Energy
Lesson 3: Energy Systems and Exercise
Lesson 4: Carbohydrates
Lesson 5: Proteins
Lesson 6: Fats
Lesson 7: Water and Electrolytes
Lesson 8: Vitamins
Lesson 9: Minerals
Lesson 10: Diet Planning: Food first, Supplements Second
Lesson 11: Weight and Body Composition
Lesson 12: Disordered Eating and Exercise Patterns in Athletes
Lesson 13: Diet and Exercise for Lifelong Fitness and Health

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Total program cost:

$549.00 plus gst/hst (if applicable)
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This course includes:

• Lesson tests

• Full access to the Online Learning Centre

• Nutrition for Sport and Exercise 2nd Edition by Marie Dunford, J. Andrew Doyle

• Final exam

• Support and assistance while you study

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