Are you confused about putting scientific sports nutrition information into practice? Or maybe you want to learn fueling techniques to help athletes that have come to your office. "Fueling the Athlete" is designed to turn numbers and equations into practical feeding recommendations. From textbook to table, it will cover the basic athlete recommendations for carbohydrate, protein, fat and fluids and detail pre, during and post-exercise eating. "Fueling the Athlete" will also touch on healthy weight gain and weight loss for athletes of all ages. After taking this course, you will have the confidence to help meal plan for athletes around competition and training.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant will be able to:
List the carbohydrate, protein and fat recommendations for athletes diets.
Discuss the components of pre and post exercise meals and snacks.
Describe the best food sources for during training and how much is needed.
Determine hydration needs based on weight lost in training.
About the Presenter: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with an emphasis in overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. She has eleven years of experience as the sports dietitian at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and has worked with Texas Christian University Athletics, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas Soccer, Jim McLean Golf School and many PGA Tour players as well as with many middle school, high school and endurance athletes. She also works with the everyday exercising population to improve health and wellness.
Amy speaks at a variety of nutrition, athletic training and coaching conferences in addition to providing health and nutrition presentations to various businesses and companies. She is an ambassador/spokesperson for the National Dairy Council, a Dairy Max Health and Wellness Advisory Council member and on the Speakers Bureau for Gatorade Sports Science Institute. Amy is also the co-author of "Swim, Bike, Run - Eat," a sports nutrition book for triathletes.
Amy received her Bachelor of Science in speech communications from Texas Christian University and Master of Science in exercise and sports nutrition from Texas Woman's University. She is also a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.