Sports Nutrition

Course Duration: 6 Months

The correct eating regimen can go a long way to enhance a physical training programme and help towards improving overall sports performance.

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Sports Nutrition

Course Overview for the Sports Nutrition

The correct eating regimen can go a long way to enhance a physical training programme and help towards improving overall sports performance. This course has been designed to provide fitness professionals with a basic understanding of sports nutrition concepts. It explores the energy needs for various athletes, looks at pre-event nutrition, nutrition for recovery, key vitamins and minerals for athletes and popular dietary supplements.

This course includes Essentials of Nutrition. Visit the course page for more info.

*Note: This course lays the foundation for useful advice, but does not allow you to prescribe diet plans or practice as a dietician.

Online or Distance

Study online

R2,500.00


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Why you should study this course:

  • Designed to provide fitness professionals with a basic understanding of sports nutrition concepts
  • Includes a special section on supplements
  • Lay the foundation for good nutrition, optimal health and the prevention of diseaseUseful for your own personal use, and to provide advice for others as a fitness or health professional
  • Course content includes information on healthy eating for infants, children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Offered at the following campuses:

Career paths you can follow:

Career Opportunities for the Sports Nutrition

  • Make informed decisions when providing dietary advice to athletes
  • Apply the knowledge in your own training regimen
  • Ideal for any individual wishing to learn more about nutrition in relation to sports performance

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the Sports Nutrition

  • REPSSA CPD Points: 12

Training Centres

The Sports Nutrition is offered at the following training centres: