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Become a NASN Licensed Sports Nutritionist

National Seminars

September 29th-30th

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  September 16th

San Diego, CA
 
Free Resting Metabolic Test through Indirect Calorimetry for those who Register early! (a $100 value)
 
Mueller College
123 Camino de la Reina, North Building
San Diego, Ca 92108
8 student minimum to hold seminar

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The NASN is highly regarded in the sports nutrition and dietetics fields as a leader in sports nutrition licensing. All students are required to complete the NASN home study course prior to the date of the workshop to review knowledge of the topics that will be covered on the board exam.   Recommended study time: minimum 1 month (depending on prior experience and education.) In order to be licensed through the National Association of Sports Nutrition the following criteria must be met:

1. At least two years experience as a certified health professional directly involved in nutritional counseling, health promotion or healthcare. This includes all regulated health disciplines, such as certified holistic health practitioners, certified personal trainers and certified fitness instructors. If you do not meet these prerequisites consider first obtaining your personal training certification through our special certification (click).

(Click here for other NASN recommended diploma programs)

or

2. An associate or baccalaureate degree in nutrition or equivalent science/health degree and one year experience as a certified health professional directly involved in nutritional counseling, health promotion or healthcare. (click here for NASN recommended degree programs in sports nutrition)

or

3. An advanced professional degree in a healthcare field that incorporates a four year degree with sufficient science and nutrition hours.  (click here for NASN recommended degree programs in sports nutrition)

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If you do not meet these prerequisites consider first obtaining your personal training certification through our special certification (click).

Fitness Professionals...

Is it time to move up to the next level?
Are you making enough money?

Don't miss this opportunity to earn more and increase your client base...

Launch your career by getting licensed as a Sports
Nutritionist by the national leader in Sports
Nutrition.

  • Expand your clientele
  • Set yourself apart
  • Raise your professional standard and credibility

The National Association of Sports Nutrition  Board Exams are coming to your area. If you want to earn more and create more business...

Don't miss out!

Munira Darugar:
"Thank you for all that my Sports Nutritionist has done. Most of all, thank you for believing in me and helping me to believe in myself. I couldn't have done it without you."

Munira has lost 100 lbs. going from clinical obesity to competing in one of San Diego's premier figure competitions and is now a Sports Nutritionist.

 
Lee Mench:

"Bottom line, it works. I wouldn't have done what I did at nationals without my sports nutritionist laying out a 'minute to minute' plan."

Lee holds two world records in his age group for the 100 meter freestyle.

 

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NASN Licensed Primary Sports NutritionistsSM are Proficient in:

1. BODY COMPOSITION TESTING

  • proper protocol for various methods

  • assessing fat free mass

  • statistical averages

  • assessing fat mass

  • estimating essential and nonessential fat mass

2. METABOLIC EVALUATION

  • determining daily calorie requirements

  • determining average daily calorie intake

  • classifying hypo or hyper- metabolism

  • determining medical history and conditions

3. MENU DEVELOPMENT

  • meal size.

  • nutrient requirements

  • frequency and time span between meals

  • prohibitive medical conditions

4. EXERCISE METABOLISM

  • eating around exercise

  • aerobic and anaerobic principles

Candidates should be familiar with:

  • anatomy

  • biomechanics

  • structure & function of muscles

  • muscle groups

  • joint actions

  • appropriate exercise selection

  • cardiovascular fitness tests

  • muscular strength and endurance tests

  • flexibility and low back strength evaluation

  • blood pressure

  • developing programs based on evaluation

Texts

Diet, Exercise & Fitness
5th edition by Ellen Coleman, MA, MPH, RD 

Revised July 2008

Essential for all nutrition and fitness professionals. The latest edition of this comprehensive sports and exercise nutrition course highlights a greatly expanded section on "performance enhancing" food and supplements, including a risk-benefit analysis of new products. Topics include: energy production and utilization; hydration and fluid replacement; protein and fat metabolism; carbohydrate utilization; vitamin/mineral recommendations; women's exercise and diet issues. Ellen Coleman has written and lectured extensively on sports nutrition and quackery. Essential for working in sports, exercise, fitness or weight control programs. 

The 5th edition of this course provides new information on protein and muscle protein synthesis, carbohydrate, glycemic index, sodium and muscle cramps, fat loading and endurance performance. New Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamins and minerals, fluid replacement guidelines and ACSM weight control Position Stand are featured, with new information on popular weight loss supplements, supplements causing positive doping tests, and guidelines for choosing supplements. Complete by May 2006.

At an additional cost, approved for:
ACE, 1.0 CECs
NATA, 10 CEUs (10 contact hours)
ABMP, 10 CEUs
NSCA, 0.8 CEUs
ISSA, 10 CEUs
ACSM, see accreditation information


Endorsed by 

The National Association of Sports Nutrition and TriSystem Nutrition

More about the book....  Table of contents: Click on the image below to make it bigger.

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The information contained in this book is based upon the research and personal and professional experiences of the author and editors. The material is not intended as a substitute for consulting with a physician or other healthcare provider. The publisher and authors believe the information in this book should be available to the public. The publisher and authors are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of the suggestions, preparation, or procedures discussed in this book.
Education Resources, L.L.C.1030 South 500 E. CircleSt. George, UT 84790435.313.1271
ISBN: 0-9637573-2-6
Copyright ©2005 Steven D. Spainhower
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced (except pages 104 through 119 may be photocopied), stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of the copyright owner. To order copies of the handbook, please go to
(Special pricing for high schools and colleges: 435.313.1271.)
Author:
Steven D. Spainhower, M.S., C., L.S.N.Dr. Spainhower is a chiropractic physician, specializing in exercise and clinical nutrition. He holds a Masterís Degree in exercise science, is a licensed sports nutritionist, and has worked with athletes of all ages. Dr. Spainhower is available for speaking engagements.
Please direct comments and inquiries to Drspainhower@msn.com
Editors:
Amanda Carlson, M.S., R.DMs. Carlson holds two Masterís Degrees from Florida State UniversityĖone in exercise physiology and one in sports nutrition. She is a registered dietician. Ms. Carlson works with professional athletes in Phoenix, Arizona.
Jeff Kotterman, B.S., L.M.S.N. Mr. Kotterman is the Director of the National Association of Sports Nutrition in San Diego, California. He is a licensed master sports nutritionist.
Book and cover design by Kent Bingham, Ogden, Utah.

 

 

Other Useful References 

(This text is not included in the registration packet but is good review of the basics in preparation for Primary Sports Nutrition Board Exams.)

Private Label Fitness - Nutrition & Exercise Reference Manual (http://privatelabelfitness.com/z_01_Journals/z_ref_01.html)

pad The Private Label Fitness 12 Chapter, 90-page Reference Manual will "empower" your clients through knowledge. And, we all know that "empowered" clients are the ones who achieve results.

"Educate Your Clients"
    Knowledge will empower your clients.  And, we all know that empowered clients are the ones who achieve results.  
    
    The Private Label Fitness Nutrition & Exercise Reference Manual is an easy-to-read, no-nonsense approach to the physiological aspects of nutrition, fitness and weight-management.  

    Whether you train elite athletes, beginners, seniors or all of the above, this reference manual will consistently prove its value.  Click on the link below to get an idea of what your clients will learn. 

Go to the library.  You'll find books about nutrition.  Then you'll find other books about exercise (usually in a different section.)  We've combined these two subjects in order to explain the inescapable truth -- Nutrition and Exercise are totally interrelated. Written in lay terms and filled with comical pictures, this easy to read,  12-chapter, 90-page book explains the balance and interrelationships between food and exercise.   

Cost:

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