Setanta Certificate in Sports Nutrition

Setanta College
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  • Accredited Certification
  • Northern Ireland

This course provides a broad understanding of the key areas of nutrition in exercise and sport. It deals primarily with general principles but draws on examples from various sports to illustrate how the nutritional goals of athletes and players in training and competition can be attained and describe the dietary strategies that can be employed to meet those goals.

It examines in detail energy cost as well as energy balance requirement and covers important topics such as how to: reduce or gain weight effectively, increase muscle mass, achieve a balanced and nutritious diet for all participants including the young athlete, the female athlete and the travelling athlete. It will also address the topical area of supplements in sports.