The goal of this program is to discuss the role of dietary and endogenous fat in providing fuel for endurance athletes and to dispel the myths surrounding fat loading. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain two ways in which endurance training increases fat metabolism
- Explain the potential health and performance hazards of fat loading
- Explain the concept of “glycogen impairment”
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians and fitness professionals.
Fitness professionals: 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
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Gannett Education is recognized by the American Council on Exercise as a Continuing Education Specialist (provider #250164). This course is approved for 0.1 ACE CEC (course approval #CP170998).
Gannett Education is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers (provider #P1000). This program has been approved for a maximum of 1 hour of Category A continuing education.
Gannett Education is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certification Committee as an approved provider of continuing education (provider #A1074). This course is approved for 0.1 CEU of continuing education for the CSCS & NSCA-CPT.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that Nutrition Dimension meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from 2010 to 2013 (provider #681205). This course is approved for 1.0 ACSM CEC. ACSM approved providership of these programs does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.