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Course Overview

NCSF Sports Nutrition Specialist Training Online

Sports Nutrition Specialists help athletes use nutrients to optimize their health and enhance their athletic performance. Whether they want to lose weight, improve their strength or reshape their body composition, Sports Nutrition Specialists work with athletes at all levels to apply nutrition concepts for better performance. In this 100% online course, you will learn nutrition concepts and their use in improving human performance. Upon successful completion, you will be prepared for the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Sport Nutrition Specialist (SNS) exam. Enrollment includes a voucher to cover the exam fee.

What You'll Learn

  • Know nutrients and recommended intakes • Master fuel sources for muscle and exercise metabolism
  • Learn about gastric emptying, digestion, and absorption
  • Understand how to manage body composition and weight
  • Know how to identify eating disorders in athletes
  • Learn about nutrition and immune functions in athletes
  • Understand nutrition needs and training adaptations
  • Learn how to calculate nutrient requirements and manage nutrient-timing to accelerate adaptations to training
  • Prepare to sit for the NCSF-SNS Exam and to earn the Sport Nutrition Specialist certificate
  • Prepare yourself for a job as a personal trainer, strength coach, or allied health professional
  • Better your understanding of nutrition and health so as to become a healthier individual and more knowledgeable industry professional
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How to Enroll

This course is offered in partnership with Ed2Go Online Education.

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This course is offered in partnership with Ed2Go Online Education. UNM Staff and Faculty: This course is UNM Tuition Remission Eligible. To register using tuition remission, download and complete the UNM Tuition Remission Form and email it to ceregistration@unm.edu

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