Improving Nutrition Practice One Course at a Time,  for Over 40 Years

Helm Publishing

Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition - Front Cover

More Views

  • Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition - Front Cover

Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition

5th Edition

Heather Fink, MS, RD, CSSD and Alan Mikesky, PhD, FACSM
Course Expiration Date: Jul-31-2020

Outstanding sports resource! Totally updated with the newest research in food for sports, timing, peaking, and motivating athletes. Includes access to the eBook, resources, and newest ACSM/AND position statement.

learn more...

Click here for answers to your frequently asked questions.

Availability: In stock

Product Name Price
Book Only (1550)
$115.00
20 CE Hrs. - Paper Test Only (1551)
$135.00
35 CE Hrs. - Paper Test Only (1552)
$185.00
20 CE Hrs. - Book & Paper Test (1553)
$245.00
35 CE Hrs. - Book & Paper Test (1554)
$295.00
20 CE Hrs. - Online Test Only (W1551)
$125.00
35 CE Hrs. - Online Test Only (W1552)
$175.00
20 CE Hrs. - Book & Online Test (W1553)
$235.00
35 CE Hrs. - Book & Online Test (W1554)
$285.00

Description

Outstanding sports resource! Interesting, thorough, and totally updated with the newest research in food for sports, timing, peaking, and motivating athletes. Includes access to the eBook, resources, and newest ACSM/AND position statement. 

Course Objectives

Suggested Performance Indicators: 6.1.2, 6.1.6, 8.1.2, 8.2.2

Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss the nutrition guidelines for amateur and high performing athletes

2. Better assess clients’ nutritional needs while training and competing in sport events.

3. Counsel client athletes with weight and eating disorder issues.

4. Identify people with special nutrition needs, and those at risk when competing in sports.

Learning Codes

  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3030) Anthropometrics, body composition
  • (3040) Food consumption, fluid balance
  • (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
  • (4000) Wellness and public health
  • (4030) Dietary guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
  • (4060) Exercise, fitness, and sports nutrition
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5460) Self-care management

Recommended for...

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Book Details

Author Heather Fink, MS, RD, CSSD and Alan Mikesky, PhD, FACSM
Year Published 2017
Edition 5th Edition
Publisher Jones & Bartlett
ISBN 978-1284101393
Format Paperback
Page Count 520

Product Instructions

Why we chose this book

The authors have many years of practical sports nutrition and research experience. This is the 5th edition of a proven popular sports nutrition book!

About the Author

Heather Fink, MS, RD, CSSD is a sports nutritionist, marathoner, and wellness expert. Alan Mikesky, PhD, FACSM is a retired professor emeritus at Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis and fitness researcher.