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Carbohydrate Requirements for Exercise - CHES04
Carbohydrate Requirements for Exercise
CHES04 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Ellen Coleman, RD, MA, MPH, CSSD
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Objectives:
The goal of this course is to identify how carbohydrate is stored, made available and used, leading to recommendations for dietary carbohydrate consumption by exercisers and especially by athletes seeking optimum performance. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to —
  • Explain the importance of carbohydrate as fuel during moderate and high-intensity exercise
  • Describe the recommended carbohydrate intake based on training intensity and duration
  • Discuss the limitation of using the glycemic index/load to provide guidelines for food intake around an exercise session.
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This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, fitness professionals, and massage therapists.
 
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Provider ID: CA0084.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/30/2015

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