Sports Nutrition Certificate

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Sports Nutrition Certificate Program

Program Overview

The Penn Foster Sports Nutrition Certificate will teach you the essential knowledge and skills needed to create and manage a dietetic regiment for optimizing performance.

Your courses include the latest research and information on:

  • Caloric Needs
  • Micronutrients
  • Ergogenic aids
  • Thermoregulation
  • Nutrition for Optimal Training
  • Metabolism and Body Systems

…and much more.

This program includes study guides and textbooks. In addition, this program is approved for 7 continuing education units (CEUs) by the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) which can be applied toward recertification as a personal trainer. See course outline for more detail.

This program is approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 1.7 CECs toward recertification as an ACE fitness professional. ACE requires the completion of 20 hours (2.0 CECs) of continuing education biannually.