- Describe nutritional factors that influence risk of acute illness.
- Describe nutritional factors that mediate recovery from acute illness or injury.
- List and describe several chronic diseases that may afflict athletes and the general nutritional principles to consider for each.
- Describe the role of the allied health professional in the nutritional management of clients who suffer from chronic illness.
- Define and describe the signs and symptoms of the major eating disorders.
- Define the major exercise disorders.
- Define female athlete triad and its consequences on health and performance.
- Identify risk factors for developing an eating or exercise disorder.
- Describe strategies to prevent eating and exercise disorders in high-risk populations.
- Develop a sensitive and effective approach to confronting clients with a suspected eating or exercise disorder.
- Define the types of vegetarianism.
- Describe the effects of vegetarianism on athletic performance.
- Explain the origin of gluten and discuss which grains do and do not contain gluten.
- Describe the effects of a gluten-free diet on athletic performance.
- List the most common food allergens.
- Explain the physiology of exercise-induced anaphylaxis.
- Compare and contrast Paleo, Raw Food, and detox diets.
BOC: 3.0 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 14-16 of the book “Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals”, 2nd Edition, by Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, CSSD, FAAP & Michelle Murphy Zive, PhD, MS, RD. Assessment created by Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, CSSD, FAAP, Michelle Murphy Zive, PhD, MS, RD & Diana Cuy Castellanos, PhD, RD.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
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This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.