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ONLINE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE
The Online Professional Certificate in Sports Nutrition and Performance has been designed to meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, DTRs, personal trainers, athletic trainers, allied health/medical and fitness professionals, and the general public who want to learn about developing individualized sports nutrition programs for clients, patients, or for personal improvement. This Web-based Certificate program provides an in-depth examination of contemporary nutritional topics such as advanced sports nutrition, vitamin/protein supplementation, functional food implementation, antioxidants, and meal plan analysis for optimal performance.
Research of current issues include: energy and nutrient needs for performing activities of daily living with emphasis on particular physical activities; common myths and fallacies concerning diet and athletic performance; and appropriate behavioral change modifications and dietary approaches for different ages and populations.
Who Should Attend
Continuing Education Credits
The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association (ADA) has approved the Certificate in Nutrition program for 120 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs)/ or 30 (CPEUs) per course for both the Registered Dietitian (RDs) and Dietetic Technician-Registered (DTRs).
The Certificate Program is designed to supply current research and practical application in the following four courses: Weight Management, Functional Foods, Public Nutrition/Wellness Education, and Sports Nutrition and Performance. The program has been established for health, medical, and fitness professionals, and Registered Dietitians seeking advanced nutrition education, re-certification, re-licensure, or career advancement. Individuals from the public and consumers interested in seeking to stay current in nutritional program design, health, and performance would benefit from this program as well.
To earn the certificate you are required to complete the four core courses. The four core courses are offered in a two-module format; each module consists of two courses that are designed to be taken at the same time. You may also register for individual courses if desired.
Award of Certificates:
School of Professional Development at Stony
Last modified on 09/22/2014.