FITT 219 Sports Nutrition/Lab

The program takes an in-depth look at nutritional science and its application in competitive fitness and athletic performance. The latest evidence-based information is presented in a building block model to develop the competencies necessary of a skilled practitioner. This advanced program goes far beyond a standard nutrition course, enabling learners to: Differentiate nutritional fact from fiction with clear evidence, understand the interaction of nutrients and their role in health and performance, develop strategies to optimize performance for Competitive Fitness, Anaerobic and Aerobic sports, and educate clients on the efficacy of supplements and ergogenic aids for improved performance outcomes. This course will prepare you for the NCCA accredited, nationally recognized Sports Nutrition Specialist Exam provided by the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Board for Certification.