Start Your Journey to Become a Certified Sports Nutritionist
Knowledge of Nutrition is recommended to be successful in this course. This course is designed for those aspiring to become a certified sports nutritionist. Students will be able to provide the basic principles of sports nutrition for exercise/athletic performance with an emphasis on nutrition strategies for maximum performance and altering body composition; and nutrition before, during and after competition. Major topics explored include fluid and electrolytes, dietary supplements, hormones, performance-enhancing substances and methods, and feeding and eating disorders. Upon completion of this course, the student will understand the role of sports nutrition professionals and be able to apply the basic principles of sports nutrition for exercise and athletic performance to become a certified sports nutritionist.
Note: Our Sports Nutrition course is a great addition to degree programs that are already underway. Students may also take this course to complete a different degree program not affiliated with Doane University. Doane's Open Learning Courses are not a part of any degree program at Doane University. If you are interested in starting a degree program at Doane, please visit our website at www.doane.edu.
How This Course Works
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You'll be able to view course materials at the start of term.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.