Accredited Sports Nutrition Online Course

A nutritional foundation for physical activity.

This course examines the evidence-based nutritional needs and use of fuels for various types of physical activity, from review of body composition, energy balance and roles of specific nutrients, to evaluation of nutritional claims and performance enhancing products. Students develop a knowledge of sports nutrition that can be applied to their own lives.

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Web-based audio-visual content enhances students’ nutritional knowledge for a targeted understanding of sports nutrition as it relates to their own athletic goals.
This course is available on all desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Students are able to learn at their own pace, while instructors can monitor progress with real-time tracking tools.
With each chapter, additional resources are provided to advance student learning. They reinforce concepts presented in the lectures.

Course Content

This course builds upon nutritional basics to provide a deeper knowledge of healthful nutrition and lifestyle for athletes and the physically active. Chapter topics include:

  • Nutrition recommendations and tools
  • Sport basics
  • Energy metabolism
  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Digestion and absorption
  • Hydration
  • Eating disorders
  • Ergogenic aids
  • And more…

Multi-media lectures

Lectures written by Dr. Melissa Gutschall explore the fundamentals of nutrition for sports and athletes.

Interactive flashcards

Students can review concepts using interactive flashcards. All cards are printable and mobile-compatible for on-the-go learning.


Chapter and cumulative reviews help students test comprehension and retention in preparation for exams and real-world applications.

Timed exams

Configurable and flexible timed exams make testing a trouble-free process for instructors and students. To help ensure exam integrity, we offer the Caduceus Proctoring service.

Caduceus International Publishing provides top-quality interactive health science curriculum to colleges, universities and institutions wherever they are needed.

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