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

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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.
5 days before event starts £50.00 £0.00

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The Level 4 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.

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Whilst enrolled upon the course you will study 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.

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

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Dates and Times

 

  • Six sessions on 7th-8th and 14th-15th October 2017 and 13th-14th January 2018 from 9am - 5.30pm

 Or

  • Six sessions on 3rd-4th February 2018, 10th and 11th February 2018 and 21st and 22nd April 2018 from 9am - 5.30pm

 

 Or

 

  • Six sessions on 12th and 13th May 2018, 119th and 20th May 2018 and 8th and 9th September 2018 from 9am - 5.30pm

 

 

The full course fee is £775.

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

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