Sports Nutrition 101
SPORTS NUTRITION 101
If you’d like to feel more comfortable counseling clients on sports nutrition, this is the class for you! This talk will help you cut through the numbers and formulas and give you information you can easily work in to your practice. We’ll cover fueling basics – carbs, protein and fat, hydration, pre-, during- and post-training fuel and fluid, electrolytes, specialized proteins - whey, casein and collagen, and sleep. You’ll leave with a sport nutrition foundation that you can use with confidence.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • State the carbohydrate needs of an endurance athlete.


  • List 3 sources of electrolytes.


  • Explain necessary hydration adjustments for dehydrated athletes.


  • Explain the difference between casein and whey.


  • State sleep requirements for teenage athletes.
Live Webinar Date: May 06, 2021   (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST)
Expiration Date: May 06, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 3.2.2, 4.2.7, 8.1.2, 8.3.4
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18

About the Presenter: Mary Finckenor, MA, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM, CSSD
Mary Finckenor

Mary Finckenor, MA, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM, CSSD, is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Education and advanced certifications in diabetes and sports dietetics.

Mary is an experienced and skilled dietitian and diabetes educator for the Cardiac Rehab Program at Morristown Medical Center. She also serves as a dietary consultant with Atlantic Health System’s Sports Health, Corporate Health, and Executive Health Programs.

A dynamic speaker with an enthusiastic and engaging style, Mary is adept at breaking down the most complex topics. She is a popular presenter on all aspects of nutrition for corporate health programs in the greater metropolitan area.



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