fueling the athlete
FUELING THE ATHLETE

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.


  • Evaluate how to determine safe supplements.
Live Event Date: Jul 20, 2016
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 1000, 2110, 4060, 6080
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.1, 8.2.2, 8.3.7
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

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.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:

Training Tables and Travel Eating for Team Sports

On Demand
Live Date: (Aug 29,2017)
Expiration Date: (Aug 28,2020)

Rating: 4.63 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Evaluating Supplements for Athletes

On Demand
Live Date: (Aug 03,2017)
Expiration Date: (Aug 02,2020)

Rating: 4.90 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Weight Maintenance for Athletes

Body Weight Science: Healthy Weight Gain and Weight Lean Out for Athletes

On Demand
Live Date: (Jun 22,2017)
Expiration Date: (Jun 21,2020)

Rating: 4.55 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Protein in the diet

Unveiling the Power of Protein for Your Patients and Clients

On Demand
Live Date: (May 23,2017)
Expiration Date: (May 22,2020)

Rating: 4.75 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition Outside the Box

On Demand
Live Date: (May 02,2017)
Expiration Date: (May 01,2020)

Rating: 4.73 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Hydrating the Athlete from Peewee to Pro

Hydrating the Athlete from Pewee to Pro

On Demand
Live Date: (Apr 25,2017)
Expiration Date: (Apr 24,2020)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

nutrition and the athlete

Working with the Individual Athlete

On Demand
Live Date: (Mar 28,2017)
Expiration Date: (Mar 27,2020)

Rating: 4.85 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Trends in Fueling Athletes

Current Trends in Fueling Athletes

On Demand
Live Date: (Dec 08,2016)
Expiration Date: (Dec 07,2019)

Rating: 4.65 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Becoming a Sports Dietitian

ABCs of Becoming a Sports Dietitian

On Demand
Live Date: (Sep 28,2016)
Expiration Date: (Sep 27,2019)

Rating: 4.57 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Recovery Nutrition for the Injured Athlete

Recovery Nutrition for the Injured Athlete

On Demand
Live Date: (May 11,2016)
Expiration Date: (May 10,2019)

Rating: 4.80 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1 hour

Disordered Eating in Athletes

On Demand
Live Date: (Mar 01,2016)
Expiration Date: (Feb 28,2019)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

Instructor: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Duration: 1.5 hours

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