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Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport RSPH (QCF)

Centre for Short Courses and CPD

Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 09:00 (BST)

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Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport RSPH (QCF)
This ticket is a deposit of £50. The full cost of the course is £775.
14 Oct 2016 £50.00 £0.00

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The Level 4  Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport course is designed for those who work in the health, fitness or catering professions and promote healthy eating or the preparation of meals, menus and diets for sportspeople at all levels of ability.

 

You will study to understand the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet, the effect of diet on health and the importance of hydration.  The principles of nutrition are applied to fulfilling the dietary requirements for physical activity and sport.

 

Content

This qualification is made of two components: Principles of Nutrition and Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport. Whilst studying these units you will cover:

  • Sources functions and use of macro and micro nutrients
  • Hydration, dietary requirements and food choices of individuals throughout life
  • Components of energy consumption and expenditure
  • Effects of diet on health
  • Food labelling requirements
  • Understand the requirements for nutrients and hydration during physical activity
  • Optimal hydration guidelines for participants in different physical activities and sports
  • Understand the relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  • How to estimate energy requirements based on physical activity levels and other relevant factors
  • Energy expenditure and nutrient use for different physical activities
  • Understand how to advise participants in physical activities on nutritional strategies (and menus) to improve performance
  • Nutritional strategy for participants to improve performance
  • Use of performance enhancing products and sports drinks in nutritional planning for participants in sports and physical activity. 

The full course fee is £775. 

This course runs over the following dates: 28th/29th May, 25th/26th June and 9th/10th July 2016

and again

15th/16th October, 19th/20th November and 10th/11th December

More information about the assessment and entry requirements can be found on the website: http://www.stmarys.ac.uk/short-courses/level-4-sports-nutrition-certification-rsph.htm. Alternatively, contact us at shortcourses@stmarys.ac.uk  or call 020 8240 4321 during office hours.

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Centre for Short Courses and CPD
St Mary's University
Waldegrave Road
TW1 4SX Twickenham
United Kingdom

Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 09:00 (BST)


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