The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements

The newest research in 120 of today’s most popular nutrient supplements for sports, timing, peaking, and supporting athletes. Includes contraindications, suggested doses, limitations, ideal usages, and best matches for which sports.

Recommendations are also given for master’s athletes, those competing in extreme events or under extreme weather conditions. Every sports dietitian needs a copy of this book for reference.

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1680)
15 CE Paper Test Only (1681)
25 CE Paper Test Only (1682)
15 CE Book & Paper Test (1683)
25 CE Book & Paper Test (1684)
15 CE Online Test Only (W1681)
25 CE Online Test Only (W1682)
15 CE Book & Online Test (W1683)
25 CE Book & Online Test (W1684)

Book Details

Year Published
1st Edition
Human Kinetics
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (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

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 6.1.2, 6.1.6, 8.1.2, 8.2.2

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

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

1. Briefly discuss the nutrition guidelines for sports and general exercise for calories, carbohydrates, and fluids.
2. Better assess clients’ nutritional needs while training and competing in sport events.
3. Determine appropriate supplement suggestions and nutrition intervention for physically active clients.
4. Better identify supplement risks and contraindications for athletes when training or competing in sports.

Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

The authors are athletes themselves and have many years of practical sports nutrition and counseling experience. This is a popular sports nutrition book!

About the author

Kimberly Mueller, MS, RD, CSSD is a sports nutritionist, track and field athlete, and triathlete. Josh Hingst, MS, RD, CSCS is the head strength coach with the Philadelphia Eagles.