Dietary Supplements and Sports Foods

Dietary Supplements and Sports Foods from NHFS Group

By: NHFS Group  17-Sep-2013
Keywords: Lose Weight, Health Foods, Health Supplements

The "Dietary Supplements and Sports Foods" course is a comprehensive course developed for fitness instructors, personal trainers, fitness professionals and other health practitioners enabling them to understand the relationship between common nutritional supplements, ergogenic aids and their impact on health and fitness. The topics covered in this course are; common terminology used with dietary supplements, reading of claims and benefits of nutritional supplements, understanding the evidence based supplementation and categorization of nutritional supplements. This course also places a focus on some of the most common nutritional additives/supplement such as caffeine, creatine, bicarbonate and colostrum among others. Furthermore, the topics covered in this course will also provide learners with the understanding of adequate use and common problems associated with the use of these supplements. Mode of delivery: Face-to-face; On-line and distance education The aims of this exciting course are to provide: Understanding of the common terminology used with dietary supplements Essential concepts of claims stated on nutritional supplements Fundamental properties of the evidence based supplementation Enhance the knowledge on the effect of caffeine, creatine, bicarbonate and colostrum on athletic performance and overall health The general concepts behind creatine loading, creatine cycling, bicarbonate loading and their possible side effects.

Keywords: Adult Education, Continuing Education Points, Correspondence Courses, Dietary Courses, Dietary Supplements, Distance Education, Distance Learning, Exercise Training, Health Foods, Health Supplements, Lose Weight, Sports Foods, Supplements, Tafe Courses,

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