The goal of this fueling for exercise and recovery continuing education program is to provide registered dietitians, health educators, pharmacists and physical therapists with guidelines to fuel athletes and active individuals before, during and after exercise. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the amount of carbohydrates recommended based on body weight for a pre-exercise meal consumed one to four hours before exercise.
- Identify the amount of carbohydrates recommended during exercise based on exercise intensity and duration of activity.
- Identify the amount of carbohydrates recommended based on body weight and exercise intensity and duration for recovery following exercise.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, pharmacists and physical therapists.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by Gannett Education, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084.