Sports nutrition is the study and practice of nutrition and diet with regards to improving one's athletic performance. Nutrition is an important part of many sports training regimens, being popular in strength sports (such as weightlifting and bodybuilding) and endurance sports (e.g. cycling, running, swimming, rowing).
Sports Nutrition focuses its studies on the type, as well as the quantity of fluids and food taken by an athlete. In addition, it deals with the consumption of nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, supplements and organic substances that include carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
Who is the target audience?
- People who are interested about nutrition and health
- Coaches who want to know more about sport nutrition
What Will I Learn?
Get familiar with the basics of sport nutrition
How to apply the most for maximum sport performance
The science from recent studies about nutrient timing in Sports
Better understanding of connection between sports and nutrition
Curriculum For This Course
Importance of sport nutrition
Understanding the three energy systems
Energy systems for physical active bodies
Carbohydrates : sport nutrition
Carbohydrate metabolism before,during and after competition
MCT in sport nutrition
MCT's in weight control and appetite
Fat and protein metabolism in sports
Hydration, fluid intake and performance
Fluids and Electrolytes
How does L-carnitine help with athletic performance?
Beneficial Effects Of Creatine Supplementation?
Caffeine in sport nutrition
Bonus: How to make you own sports drinks