Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
This unique Association for Nutrition certified e-learning course focuses on the nutrient requirements of those involved in sport and exercise. Gain an understanding of all elements needed to succeed in this area with our CPD training.
Whether you’re a nutrition enthusiast, health and fitness instructor, or personal trainer wishing to gain a sound understanding of how to adapt the diet to optimise energy levels needed to fuel exercise, this online nutrition course will give an extensive understanding of sports nutrition, enabling you to provide appropriate nutrition advice to clients with sport or exercise-related goals.
In addition to the general application of nutrition to sport and exercise, this course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the range of sports supplements currently on the market and evidence supporting their effectiveness and use.
This course will equip you with the knowledge to advise a range of clients on how to optimise their diet to enhance exercise performance and recovery.
With millions of people taking sports supplements to enhance their athletic performance, how do athletes make an informed decisions when bombarded by marketing hype from the sports supplement industry? Learn about the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of specific nutritional supplements.
Learn how to help clients achieve long term sustainable results.
This course is certified by the Association for Nutrition at Level 4 of the Health & Social Care Competency Framework. AfN Certification was granted in September 2017 and is due for renewal in September 2020.
You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.
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If you are completing this course as part of your Diploma, we recommend that you complete the Nutrition and Weight Management course before starting this course.
However, we recommend reading our nutrition blog posts prior to starting the course. There are loads of useful material to help cement your understanding of nutrition! Read them here:
An interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work through the course more than once.
Short questions and theoritical case study.
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Launched in 2011, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport, fitness and physical activity sector and has been awarded chartered status by the Privy Council. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and is the strategic lead for professional development in the sector.
CIMSPA has been tasked by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), backed by Sport England and employers, with leading the sport and physical activity sectors workforce development programme. This will be achieved by creating a clear and rigorous set of employer-led standards for all sport and exercise professionals, with a similar clear and rigorous system for assessment, awarding and validating qualifications.
CIMSPA is recognised as the authoritative, single unified voice for the sector by government departments, key agencies and partners, including Sport England, Public Health England, ukactive, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sporta and cCLOA. The institute has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world – from student and apprentice through to service director and CEO. CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector. For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.
The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) is a government backed system of self-regulation for all instructors, coaches, trainers and teachers involved in the exercise and fitness industry. Registration is achieved and maintained through qualifications and training programmes that are nationally recognised and are linked to the National Occupational Standards for exercise and fitness. For more information go to www.exerciseregister.org.
Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.
We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.
Very good and strong courses, with a lot of useful materials for our practical work with clients. The Tests were very strong but good and correct. Good organisation, good teachers, and successful manager of the Nutrition school. I will recommend this company to anyone.
Carol Danvers 11 08 2019
Future Fit Training is fantastic. From the moment I booked my Indoor Cycle Course the whole process was really smooth and everyone I emailed or spoke to was really helpful. On the day of the course, it was fantastic, I cannot thank Future Fit enough!
Nathalie Edwards 04 04 2019
After a lot of searching for a Training provider that offered both flexible training and credible and great teaching, I came across Future Fit. I am so glad that I decided to go with them! I have learnt an amazing amount through the online platform and face-to-face workshops and now I feel really confident going out to work with clients with a solid scientific background to my knowledge. I have also met some fantastic people through the courses and have built an amazing network of friends and contacts which is a great support as I now work for myself. If you want to be a fantastic PT then I would highly recommend doing your training with Future Fit.
Rachel Lines 01 12 2019
Scott specialises in fat loss, muscle gain and nutrition for sports performance. He likes to challenge and encourage his clients to surpass their physical and mental boundaries by using effective, scientifically-proven nutritional strategies to help them achieve their goals. He was attracted to Future Fit Training as he has heard many positive reviews about the company and believed it would be a welcome addition to his current qualification portfolio. At the moment, Scott is involved in a wide range of fitness and nutrition projects and there are several exciting things on the horizon.
I love my job. I enjoy meeting with new clients and I am always excited when I am presented with an opportunity to help clients achieve their goals. The sense of satisfaction is unrivalled when you hear of clients successes.