Becoming a Sports Dietitian
ABCS OF BECOMING A SPORTS DIETITIAN
Athletes abound at all levels from middle school sports to elite college/professional athletes to the average mom wanting to run triathlons. Being educated on how to fuel these athletes and work with their teams and coaches is essential to being a successful sports dietitian. Whether you are a new registered dietitian nutritionist wanting to enter into the sports nutrition field or a veteran looking to transition into sports or expand your practice, the ABC's OF BECOMING A SPORTS DIETITIAN is for you! This webinar will discuss appropriate resources and education to gain knowledge in sports nutrition, assessment and meal planning for athletes, creating presentations and how to work with coaches, sports staffs and teams.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify appropriate sports nutrition resources, references and groups to increase knowledge.


  • Understand the essentials of athlete assessment and how to meal plan.


  • Understand how to work with teams and staffs to successfully implement sports nutrition services.


  • Understand essential requirements and job description components of the sports dietitian.
Live Event Date: Sep 28, 2016
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 1010, 1070, 3020, 7180
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 11.3.6, 2.2.1, 3.2.2, 9.3.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
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.

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Fueling Athlete

Fueling the Athlete

On Demand
Live Date: (Sep 11,2018)
Expiration Date: (Sep 10,2021)

Rating: 4.75 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: (Mar 15,2018)
Expiration Date: (Mar 14,2021)

Rating: 4.73 out of 5

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

Duration: 1 hour

Disordered Eating in Athletes

Disordered Eating in Athletes and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports

On Demand
Live Date: (Feb 15,2018)
Expiration Date: (Feb 14,2021)

Rating: 4.55 out of 5

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

Duration: 1 hour

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: 4.83 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: 4.45 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: 4.80 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: 4.68 out of 5

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

Duration: 1 hour