This course is intended to provide healthy individuals and wellness professionals with the knowledge and skills to develop and implement comprehensive nutrition lifestyle changes. Utilization of these concepts and techniques will help the individual or professional guide individuals to help them safely and effectively reach their goals by making healthy choices and lifestyle modifications.
As a result of this education, more wellness professionals will have the ability to provide guidance and education which can have the potential to help their clients to safely achieve and exceed their health, fitness and wellness goals.
With heightened success in desirable outcomes, this could raise the standard for wellness coaches to follow a health based approach which could result in more individuals excel in athletic performance as well as enjoy a healthier lifestyle and reach their body composition goals.
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- Nutrition for Optimal Health and Performance
- Nutritional Factors in Health and Performance
- Macronutrients;Carbohydrates, protein, fats
- Micronutrients; Vitamins and minerals
- Water Balance, PH, Electrolytes
- Nutrition and Weight Loss
- Scope of Practice
- Evaluating the diet
- Satiety and hunger
- Caloric intake and expenditure
- Goal Setting
- Nature of protein
- Role of Protein
- Types of Protein
- Functions of Protein
- Protein requirements
- Sports Nutrition
- Role of fats
- Fats and energy
- Fat metabolism
- Carbohydrates and athletic performance
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on knowledge and skills to develop and implement comprehensive nutrition lifestyle changes.
- Identify nutrients essential to life
- Identify micronutrients and macronutrients and their functions
- List the functions of water in the human body
- Identify the differences in scope of practice for nutrition professionals
- Identify the hunger hormones
- Identify the types, functions, and requirements for proteins.
- Identify the role of amino acids and fats in the human body
- Recognize the standards of ph balance in the body
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Registered Dietitians and Certified Athletic Trainer
Instructional Level: Intermediate
CDR CPE Level 2/ 740 Web-based
Learning Need Codes: 2070, 3000
Performance Indicators: 8.3.6, 9.3.2, 9.6.5, 12.1.1
Financial – Eileen Yard is employed by National Personal Training Institute and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service