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Nutrition for Exercise and Sport


Price is per online user. Applicable EU VAT is added.

This course provides you with an in-depth understanding of the three energy systems, including the characteristics of each system, how they play a role in exercise of different intensities and duration, how they interact and the fuels required for each. The course also explores how we should eat for energy, how we store this energy and how it is used during exercise.

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Course Objectives

Once you complete this course you will be able to:

Energy Systems

  • Explain 3 energy systems
  • Explain the characteristics of each energy system
  • Identify the fuels for each energy system
  • List the waste products associated with each energy system
  • Match the predominant energy system to examples sports/activities
  • Identify the need to eat a variety of foods for energy

Eating for Energy

  • Explain how exercises intensity and duration may affect the fuel mixture
  • Describe where carbohydrate and fat are stored in the body and in what quantities
  • List ways in which an active person can ensure they maintain adequate levels of glycogen in their muscles
  • Describe guidelines to ensure effective fueling and refuelling for exercise



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Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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