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Advanced Sports Nutrition Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

Advanced Sports Nutrition Online CE Exam-3rd Edition

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Advanced Sports Nutrition, Third Edition, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 100 multiple-choice and true-false questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Advanced Sports Nutrition, Third Edition. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can better understand nutrition principles that affect your athletes and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading the book and successfully completing the 100-question multiple-choice and true-false exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Describe the effect of physical activity on macronutrient requirements
    • Explain how to maintain optimal glycogen levels for performance in endurance and power sports
    • List the effects of suboptimal vitamin and mineral intakes and the best ways to avoid deficiency
    • Discuss the benefits of optimal hydration and the actions athletes can take to maintain good hydration status
    • List nutritional ergogenic aids and their benefits
    • Understand the nutrition adjustments that may help an athlete who is experiencing GI distress due to diet
    • Summarize the timing strategies for consuming foods and fluids that will enhance performance
    • List the actions an athlete can take when preparing to travel across time zones for competition
    • Describe subtle differences in nutrition needs of men versus women and in younger athletes versus older athletes
    • Contrast the macronutrient requirements for endurance athletes versus power athletes
    • Discuss the challenges athletes face in obtaining proper nutrition when competing or training in adverse environmental conditions
    • Describe the importance of within-day energy balance for optimal performance and recovery

    Audience

    A continuing education course for sport nutritionists, strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Author

    Dan Benardot, PhD, DHC, RD, LD, FACSM, is a professor emeritus at Georgia State University (GSU) and a professor of practice in the Center for the Study of Human Health at Emory University. He was a professor of nutrition and of kinesiology and health at GSU, where he also cofounded and directed the Laboratory for Elite Athletic Performance.

    Benardot is the inventor of NutriTiming web-based and Apple iOS software, which provides real-time actionable advice on energy balance to improve body composition and athletic performance. He is the author of several books and book chapters and of numerous refereed journal articles. As the national team nutritionist for USA Gymnastics, Benardot worked with the gold-medal-winning women’s gymnastics team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He was also the nutritionist for the medal-winning U.S. marathoners at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, and he worked with the marathoners selected to represent the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He served as nutritionist for USA Figure Skating for many years and was the Atlanta Falcons team nutritionist for the five years leading up to their 2017 NFC championship.

    Benardot received his PhD in human service studies and nutritional sciences from Cornell University. He is a Registered Dietitian (RD) certified by the United States Commission on Dietetic Registration, and a Licensed Dietitian (LD) in Georgia. He received an honorary doctorate from Marywood University for his work in the area of sports nutrition, and he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Benardot’s primary area of expertise is sports nutrition, with a research emphasis in real-time energy balance and nutrition issues related to competitive athletes. His research has been funded by several organizations, including the United States Olympic Committee and the American Cancer Society.