Nutrition for Young Athletes Online CPD Course

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    Nutrition for Young Athletes Online CPD Course provides nutrition guidelines for boosting performance, limiting risk, and promoting healthy development in young exercisers and competitive athletes. You will learn how to assess growth and development in children and adolescents and employ fluid-replacement guidelines for young athletes before, during, and after activity. You will also be able to recommend appropriate food choices for pre-event and post-event meals and discuss guidelines for daily healthy food choices young athletes.

    • Understand the relationship of maturation and training.
    • Discuss how body composition relates to athletic performance.
    • Describe five factors that increase the risk of dehydration in children compared to adults.
    • Understand how to help prevent heat disorders in young athletes.
    • Discuss the diagnostic criteria, physical symptoms, and medical complications of eating disorders.
    • Discuss safety concerns and health risks associated with the use of performance-enhancing supplements in children and adolescents.
    • Discuss the limitations of body composition assessment in youth.
    • Name five tips for coaches and parents to consider when working with an overweight child.
    • Describe how guidelines for weight loss and weight gain in children and adolescents differ depending on age.
    • Describe factors that affect protein requirements in youth.
    • Explain the relationship of carbohydrate to exercise and performance in youth.
    • Design a diet that meets the calorie, protein, carbohydrate, and fat requirements of young athletes based on age, sex, height, body composition, performance goals, and training intensity.
    • Discuss the physiological and nutritional concerns associated with making weight in wrestling.
    • Discuss guidelines for helping young athletes make healthy food choices on the road.



    None – however this type of learning activity contributes towards CPD and is beneficial as an addition to a CV






    Chapter 1. Growth and Development
    Chapter 2. Nutrition Assessment
    Chapter 3. Calorie and Macronutrient Requirements
    Chapter 4. Eating on the Road
    Chapter 5. Vitamins and Minerals
    Chapter 6. Fluid and Electrolyte Needs
    Chapter 7. Pre-exercise and Post-exercise Meals
    Chapter 8. Dietary Supplements
    Chapter 9. Body Composition
    Chapter 10. Weight Control
    Chapter 11. Eating Disorders



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