Building Blocks of Sport and Exercise Nutrition – 2 CECs


Business Success Series

CEC Credits
.2 IACET CEUs/ 2 W.I.T.S. CECs



ACSM 2.0
AEA 2.0
ATRI 0.2
ISSA 2.0
NCSF 1.0
NSPA 2.0
SCW 2.0
YMCA 2.0

Course Description:

This course provides students the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical sport-related knowledge.  You  will become familiar with how the building blocks of sport and exercise nutrition can affect your clients on a daily basis.  This course is approved for 2 CECs/0.2 IACET CEUs. You must complete all assignments and pass the end of course quiz to successfully complete the course.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate the importance of carbohydrate for athletic performance.
  • Calculate the amount of protein recommended for athletes daily.
  • Identify potential problems with taking in too much or too little protein.
  • Describe how fat is used to fuel exercise.
  • Identify basic information about vitamins including how they function.
  • Explain the differences between vitamins and minerals.
  • Describe the general guidelines for water and sodium intake before, during, and after exercise.
  • List factors that affect water and electrolyte balance in athletes.

Optional Textbook Information

Dunford, Marie. (2010) Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition (Chapters 4 through 9.)
Available in hard copy and ebook
Human Kinetics
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Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program.  The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.