Your Inexpensive Intro to Sports Nutrition
Are you student with an interest in sports? Are you working in a hospital, but want to dip your toes into fueling athletes to see if it’s for you? Do you just need some credits and are on a budget? Here are a few places to start with sports nutrition… wait for it… for FREE!
- Sports Nutrition Basics – How to Get Started
This online course provides 1.5 CPEUs from Megabite Nutrition, a CDR accredited provider.
- Protein and Muscle Mass
This online course provides 1 CPEU from The Soy Connection, a CDR accredited provider.
- The Egg Nutrition Center has several programs providing 1 CPEU each. Topics include:
- Plant vs. Animal protein for Fitness
- Optimal Recovery
- Nutritional Myths and Practices of the Elite Athlete
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers a number of position and practice papers on various nutrition topics. While they do not provide CPE credit, they are a great read if you’re interested in the topic.
Here is their position on Sports Nutrition: Nutrition and Athlete Performance (Joint effort between the Academy, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine)
Note: Some of the practice papers, do provide CPE credit with a quiz. The list can be found HERE.
Originally Published 12/8/2017