Fueling 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 should 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: Sep 11, 2018
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, Sports 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 and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver’s book, The 3-D Body Revolution. She is a writer for Women’s Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

With a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and National Dairy Council, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV where she does food and nutrition TV segments nation-wide. Amy has over 600 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.

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Maximizing Popular Diets for Better Exercise Performance

Maximizing Popular Diets for Better Exercise Performance: From Beginner to Elite

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Live Date: (Apr 29,2020)
Expiration Date: (Apr 28,2023)

Rating: 4.80 out of 5

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

Duration: 1 hour

Trends in Fueling Athletes

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Live Date: (Apr 08,2020)
Expiration Date: (Apr 07,2023)

Rating: 4.75 out of 5

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

Duration: 1 hour