Sports Nutrition Online Course

Our Sports Nutrition online course delivers 
a nutritional foundation for physical activity.

Sports Nutrition Online Course

This course examines the evidence-based nutritional needs and use of fuels for various types of physical activity, from a review of body composition, energy balance and roles of specific nutrients, to an 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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Our Sports Nutrition online course delivers 
a nutritional foundation for physical activity.

Educators, Get a Free 30-Day Trial

Submit the form below and we’ll be in touch shortly.

Our Sports Nutrition Online Course Features:

Rich, Engaging Content.

Web-based audio-visual content enhances students’ nutritional knowledge for a targeted understanding of sports nutrition as it relates to their own athletic goals. In this course, we examine evidence-based nutritional needs and the use of fuels for various types of physical activity. The lecture components include a review of body composition, energy balance, and the roles of specific nutrients. 

Easily Accessible.

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. These combined resources help students develop a knowledge of sports nutrition which can be applied in real scenarios.

Supplemental Learning.

With each chapter, additional resources are provided to advance student learning. They reinforce the Sports Nutrition concepts presented in the lectures.

Chapter Topics Include:

  • Nutrition recommendations and tools
  • Sport basics
  • Energy metabolism
  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Digestion and absorption
  • Hydration
  • Eating disorders
  • Ergogenic aids
  • And more...
Meet the Course Author

Meet the Course Author

Dr. Gutschall is an associate professor of nutrition and foods and director of the nutrition graduate program at Appalachian State University. She has taught nutrition for 12 years at undergraduate and graduate levels and served as the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics for 5 years. Dr. Gutschall has been a registered dietitian for 17 years, and she continues to practice clinically, providing nutrition care to children with special needs. She has authored several publications and presentations in this area, including recent national, regional and state-level presentations.

Meet the Course Author

Meet the Course Author

Dr. Gutschall is an associate professor of nutrition and foods and director of the nutrition graduate program at Appalachian State University. She has taught nutrition for 12 years at undergraduate and graduate levels and served as the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics for 5 years. Dr. Gutschall has been a registered dietitian for 17 years, and she continues to practice clinically, providing nutrition care to children with special needs. She has authored several publications and presentations in this area, including recent national, regional and state-level presentations.

Self-Test Quizzes

While using our sports nutrition online course students have access to a variety of self-paced practice quizzes that help them evaluate and improve upon their learning progress in real-time.

Multi-media lectures

Comprehensive, high-images help illustrate key nutrition concepts as digitized lectures written by Dr. Melissa Gutschall, a trusted dietitian nutritionist and well-rounded health educator.

Digital flashcards

Students can review sports nutrition vocabulary with illustrated flashcards built-into our online course. These flashcards are mobile-compatible and printable to help enable on-the-go learning.

Timed exams

Configurable and flexible timed exams make testing a trouble-free process for instructors and students. To help ensure exam integrity while administering online tests, we've partnered with ProctorU.

Sports Nutrition Online Course
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