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Advanced Sports Nutrition 3rd Edition Online CE Exam With Ebook

Advanced Sports Nutrition 3rd Edition Online CE Exam With Ebook

$87.00 USD $249.00 USD


Product Format
    This package includes the following:
    • Advanced Sports Nutrition, Third Edition, ebook
    • Online continuing education exam
    Use the most sophisticated sports nutrition information to help your clients reach their athletic performance goals. In Advanced Sports Nutrition, Third Edition, world-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot combines research, strategies, and sports nutrition information with his experience in academia and work with elite athletes to help you learn the following:
    • The implications of relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) and the importance of within-day energy balance to maintain crucial energy balance throughout training and competition
    • Optimal ratios and quantities of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals for achieving maximum power, strength, and performance
    • How to avoid gastrointestinal distress during activity
    • The most popular supplements and their effects on athletic performance
    • Strategies for balancing fluid and electrolytes to avoid dehydration and hyperhydration
    • How to combat the effects of travel, such as jet lag, new foods, sleep disruption, and high altitude
    • Weight-loss and body-composition issues to apply appropriate strategies to achieve optimal strength-to-weight ratios
    • Sport-specific guidelines for power sports, endurance sports, and those that require both power and endurance
    Curious about pregame nutrition, hydration, high-carb snacks, or macronutrient intake? You’ll find 13 practical nutrition guides in the appendix, designed as quick reference sheets to help you understand how good nutrition principles can be incorporated into athlete nutrition plans.

    After reading the ebook, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    • 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


    Sport nutritionists, strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.
    Part I. Nutrition Sources for Athletes
    Chapter 1. Energy Nutrients
    Chapter 2. Vitamins and Minerals
    Chapter 3. Fluids and Electrolytes
    Chapter 4. Ergogenic Aids

    Part II. Nutrition for Optimal Performance
    Chapter 5. Athlete GI Function and Energy Delivery
    Chapter 6. Nutrient and Fluid Timing

    Part III. Factors Affecting Nutrition Needs
    Chapter 7. Travel
    Chapter 8. High Altitude
    Chapter 9. Gender and Age
    Chapter 10. Body Composition and Weight

    Part IV. Nutrition Strategies and Plans
    Chapter 11. The Power Athlete
    Chapter 12. The Endurance Athlete
    Chapter 13. The Power and Endurance Athlete

    Appendix A. Dietary Reference Intakes and Tolerable Upper Intake Levels
    Appendix B. Food Sources of Key Nutrients
    Appendix C. Practical Nutrition Guides
    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.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 2 reviews
    Nikki Funderburk

    Great course!

    Brad Wyckoff
    Advanced Sports Nutrition

    Great text for nutrition. The only negative is there is no study guide. Maybe this is what makes the book and online exam cheaper. Thank you!