The gold standard in foundational sports nutrition education.
Do you want a fulfilling and high paying income stream? By becoming an accredited sports nutritionist you can make a great living by making a difference.
Based on member data, on average our students make $135,000 a year full-time and $56,000 a year part time.
Increase Your Income And Coach Clients From Anywhere In The World By Becoming An Accredited & Fully Insured Sports Nutritionist
Who The Certification Is For
Personal trainers and coaches who want to increase their income, get better results for their clients and be able to coach clients from anywhere.
People who’ve graduated in a sports science, nutrition or exercise degree that want to complete their edution and become legally insured.
People currently studying who want to graduate with paying clients, and find out if they like the industry before committing to 4+ years of study.
People who want a fulfilling and high-paying career that love the idea of helping people achieve their health goes through nutrition.
About The Certificate
Nutrition 1 provides the student with some basic nutrition information around Macro and Micronutrients, food tracking methods and the feasibility of food planning options. This module also includes how to assess, coach and develop nutritional literacy with clients. We also provide information around how to read nutrition labels and the basics of hydration.
Nutrition 2 outlines the nutritional programming models used and principles and models for weight management and body composition changes. Learn how to make a meal plan, utilise diet breaks and re feeds with an evidence based approach. Considerations are made around intentional eating, carbohydrate utilisation, diet flexibility and mental health considerations of diet culture.
Nutrition Physiology explores the areas of digestive physiology and metabolism of nutrients, as well as nutrition and gut health. This module will also look at female specific nutrition periodisation, health biomarkers and Nutrition to help with immunity
Exercise Physiology covers thermodynamics and components of TDEE, the basics of bioenergetics including fuel sources and energy systems, methods of body composition assessment and when they appropriate to implement and applying these bioenergetic principles to exercise in different contexts of fed vs fasted states
Applied Exercise Physiology provides a practical component to assess the BioEnergetics principles and repetitions in reserve method of RPE. In this module, the student will also learn about how the endocrine system (our hormones) functions & how it interacts within our nutritional and exercise environment, and how to account for the impact of exercise on daily energy expenditure.
The Biochemistry unit covers the concepts of biochemistry, from: the structure of a cell, the function of cellular metabolism and how is dynamically interacts with exercise and nutrition metabolism.
This unit covers Nutritional Health Risk Assessment & Screening, the importance of using, understanding of the scope of practice as a sports nutritionist, and how to refer to allied health specialists. It also delves into why clients with PCOS or Endometriosis are out of scope and require further clinical training, and explore considerations around claims of poor gut health vs actual contraindicated diagnosed gut health pathologies
In this unit, we look at both performance and general health supplements and other ergogenic aids, and explore well ranking position statements around these from well ranking journals. This module will also look at Energy Availability and the symptoms associated with RED-S
The research unit covers the hierarchy of evidence, how to apply critical thinking to evidence, an understanding of the limitations of nutrition science and the implications this may have when communicated on social media. This module will cover how to interpret and apply scientific research into practice as a Sports Nutritionist
Applied Body Composition covers sustainable coaching application, an understanding of obesity and why weight loss may stall for some clients. This unit focuses on ensuring that the student can effectively apply an evidence informed manner with nutritional program for; weight management, weight loss, weight gain, and long term body recomposition case study scenarios.
The Applied Performance Nutrition Unit covers principles and models for performance nutrition methods, considerations which may be made for strength and physique clients, considerations for weight making and post season nutrition strategies, considerations & models for team sport athletes, and considerations for strength, endurance and CrossFit athletes. This unit covers the application of these concepts, ensuring a sound foundational competence in applying the theory.
This unit covers the Sports Nutrition Service provision model. Where to start, depending on career goals, and what phase of service provision experience they are in. Learn about financial and taxation literacy, fundamental Sports Nutrition business and service provision operations. We also cover transitioning from face to face with the sports nutrition model, provide real world lessons around social media and how to use motivational interviewing to ensure every Sports Nutritionist is able to deliver sound services, and effectively coach clients to successful outcomes.
Featuring Lectures By
- Dr Gary Mendoza
Phd, BSc, (Hons), RNutr
- Dr Joe Klemczweski
- Dr Shawn Arnet
PhD, CSCS’D, FISSN, FACSM, FNAK
- Laurin Conlin
- Dr Zoya Huschtscha
- Dr Eric Trexler
- Dr Cliff Harvey
PhD, DipFit, DipNat
- Danny Lennon
- Dr Eric Helms
- Dr Gabrielle
Fundaro PhD, CISSN, CHC
- Dr Cameron McDonald
- Jono Steedman
B.Sc. ExSci, MSc, RD
- Matthew White
BSc & Lead Assessor
- Alex Thomas
Founder & President, PGd. Perform. Nutrition
- Tyarra Nelso
B.Sc. ExSci, MSc, RD
- Dr Reid Reale
- Chris Teasdale
Interesting in becoming a Certified Sports Nutritionist? Enquire about enrolling today.
The Roadmap To A Certificate In Applied Sports Nutrition
What Being Registered & Insured Looks Like
Range: $1k to $25k Mean: $10,000 Median: $5,500 (Under 5 Hours)
Part Time Member
Range: $25k to $125k Mean: $44,000 Median: $25,000 (7 to 12 Hours)
Full Time Member
Range: $50k to $600k Mean: $155,000 Median: $158,000 (Over 20 Hours)
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Starting At $2995 (Prices In USD)