Nutrition for Young Athletes - AT105-16

Nutrition for Young Athletes

by Suzanne A. Nelson, RD, ScD
AT105-16
(4.3 / 8 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Athletic Training (3.00 hours)

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Summary:

This new edition provides guidelines for boosting performance, limiting risk, and promoting healthy development in young exercisers and competitors. Topics include: the relationship of motor development to sports activities; assessing nutrient needs; energy production; fluid and electrolytes; weight control and dieting; and much more.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand how to assess growth and development in children and adolescents.
  • 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, compare to adults.
  • Provide fluid replacement guidelines for young athletes before, during, and after activity.
  • Understand how to help prevent heat disorders in young athletes.
  • Provide appropriate food choices for pre-event and post-event meals.
  • 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 upon age.
  • Describe factors that impact protein requirements in youth.
 
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including athletic trainers, dietitians, health educators, and fitness professionals.
 
Athletic trainers: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers (provider #P1000). This program has been approved for a maximum of 3 hours of Category A continuing education. Difficulty level: essential
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Athletic Training (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 3/16/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/28/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

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Jimmy P - Murfreesboro, TN  ·  Nov 30, 2018
Good summary of the dietary needs of the young athlete.
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Robin H - Shawnee, KS  ·  Sep 19, 2018
excellent review of material for every day life as well as profession in health care
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Brian D - Austin , TX  ·  Jan 30, 2018
The course improved my knowledge of nutrition.
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ONLINE
Price: $78.00
CE-PRO Price: $39.00