Primary Sports Nutritionist

Become a NASN Licensed Sports Nutritionist

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The NASN is highly regarded in the sports nutrition and dietetics fields as a leader in sports nutrition licensing. All students are required to complete the NASN home study course prior to the date of the workshop to review knowledge of the topics that will be covered on the board exam.   Recommended study time: minimum 1 month (depending on prior experience and education.) In order to be licensed through the National Association of Sports Nutrition the following criteria must be met:

1. Experience as a certified health professional directly involved in nutritional counseling, health promotion or healthcare. This includes all regulated health disciplines, such as certified holistic health practitioners, certified personal trainers and certified fitness instructors. If you do not meet these prerequisites consider first obtaining your personal training certification through our special certification.

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2. An associate or baccalaureate degree in nutrition or equivalent science/health degree and one year experience as a certified health professional directly involved in nutritional counseling, health promotion or healthcare.

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3. An advanced professional degree in a healthcare field that incorporates a four year degree with sufficient science and nutrition hours.

REGISTER EARLY TO ALLOW AMPLE  PREPARATION TIME

If you do not meet these prerequisites consider first obtaining your personal training certification through our special certification

Fitness Professionals…

Is it time to move up to the next level?
Are you making enough money?

Don't miss this opportunity to earn more and increase your client base…

Launch your career by getting licensed as a Sports
Nutritionist by the national leader in Sports
Nutrition.

  • Expand your clientele
  • Set yourself apart
  • Raise your professional standard and credibility

The National Association of Sports Nutrition  Board Exams are coming to your area. If you want to earn more and create more business…

Don't miss out!

NASN Licensed Primary Sports Nutritionists are Proficient in:

1. BODY COMPOSITION TESTING

  • proper protocol for various methods
  • assessing fat free mass
  • statistical averages
  • assessing fat mass
  • estimating essential and nonessential fat mass

2. METABOLIC EVALUATION

  • determining daily calorie requirements
  • determining average daily calorie intake
  • classifying hypo or hyper- metabolism
  • determining medical history and conditions

3. MENU DEVELOPMENT

  • meal size.
  • nutrient requirements
  • frequency and time span between meals
  • prohibitive medical conditions

4. EXERCISE METABOLISM

  • eating around exercise
  • aerobic and anaerobic principles

Candidates should be familiar with:

  • anatomy
  • biomechanics
  • structure & function of muscles
  • muscle groups
  • joint actions
  • appropriate exercise selection
  • cardiovascular fitness tests
  • muscular strength and endurance tests
  • flexibility and low back strength evaluation
  • blood pressure
  • developing programs based on evaluation

Texts

Diet, Exercise & Fitness
8th edition by Ellen Coleman, MA, MPH, RD 

Published by Nutrition Dimension
6400 Arlington Blvd., #1000
Falls Church, VA 22042

Essential for all nutrition and fitness professionals. The latest edition of this comprehensive sports and exercise nutrition course highlights a greatly expanded section on "performance enhancing" food and supplements, including a risk-benefit analysis of new products. Topics include: energy production and utilization; hydration and fluid replacement; protein and fat metabolism; carbohydrate utilization; vitamin/mineral recommendations; women's exercise and diet issues. Ellen Coleman has written and lectured extensively on sports nutrition and quackery. Essential for working in sports, exercise, fitness or weight control programs. 

The 8th edition of this course provides new information on protein and muscle protein synthesis, carbohydrate, glycemic index, sodium and muscle cramps, fat loading and endurance performance. New Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamins and minerals, fluid replacement guidelines and ACSM weight control Position Stand are featured, with new information on popular weight loss supplements, supplements causing positive doping tests, and guidelines for choosing supplements.

At an additional cost, approved for:

RD, DTR 10 CPEU
CDM, 10 Clock Hours
ACE, 1.0 CECs
NATABOC, 10 CEUs (10 contact hours)
ABMP, 10 CEUs
NSCA-CC, 0.8 CEUs
ISSA, 10 CEUs
ACSM, 10 CEUs
CFCS, 10 PDU
ASFSA, 10 CEU
CHES, 10 CECH

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6 thoughts on “Primary Sports Nutritionist”

  1. The Primary Sports Nutrition Course was exactly what I needed to fill the nutrition gap in my client’s programs. Now I can write fitness based menus, including supplement recommendations that are specific and highly effective.

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