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Fueling Young Athletes Print CE Course

Fueling Young Athletes Print CE Course

$135.95 CAD


Product Format

    Course components are delivered as printed products:

    Fueling Young Athletes book

    • Study guide

    • Continuing education exam

    Young athletes are always on the go. School, family, and sports eat up a lot of time, and it can be a challenge to make sure kids are eating healthfully enough to perform at their best on and off the field. Fueling Young Athletes provides the guidance you need to help athletes fuel properly for their sport. The course addresses the issues that families and athletes often face, such as late-night practices, inconvenient school lunchtimes, demanding tournament schedules and travel leagues, and lack of sleep.

    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:

    • Understand the different stages of development that teenage boys and girls undergo.

    • Identify the six essential nutrients and their role in day-to-day nutrition.

    • Understand and calculate hydration needs for young athletes.

    • Determine objectives and create strategies for weight gain and weight loss in young athletes.

    • Understand the importance of fueling the body before, during, and after training or competition.

    • Understand and identify the most popular types of supplements being used by young athletes and their harmful drawbacks or potential benefits for the young athlete.

    • Identify and define disordered eating and eating disorders.

    • Create a personal meal plan to meet daily needs.

    • Identify and create strategies to overcome barriers to healthy eating with young athletes.

    This practical course breaks down the nutrition needs of young athletes and explains how the latest research supports everyday nutrition concepts that maximize adolescent growth and development. You’ll analyze current eating habits and preferences and how and where these can be improved. You’ll learn how healthier meals and snacks can equate to improved performance while still being convenient and appetizing. Best of all, you’ll find a collection of easy recipes for smoothies and sport drinks, all with common ingredients and nutrition information.

    The study guide includes a course syllabus, learning objectives, learning activities, and a referenced answer key. The study guide highlights the key concepts of the book in order to prepare individuals to pass the 50-question exam (composed of multiple-choice and true-or-false questions) at the end of the course.

    Weight management, supplementation, fueling, hydration—it’s all here. Fueling Young Athletes is a practical and realistic course for anyone working with young athletes.


    A course for registered dietitians, strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, athletic trainers, fitness instructors, and other certified professionals.

    Course Syllabus

    Course Materials

    Course Introduction

    Learning Objectives

    Learning with the Fueling Young Athletes Book

    Chapter 1: Building a Champion

    Chapter 2: Day-to-Day Nutrition for Healthy Growth

    Chapter 3: Fueling and Hydrating for Sport

    Chapter 4: Adjusting Body Composition to Reach Your Goals

    Chapter 5: Fueling for Game Day

    Chapter 6: Understanding Supplements

    Chapter 7: Identifying and Dealing With Disordered Eating

    Chapter 8: Creating Your Personal Plan

    Chapter 9: Breaking Down Barriers to Healthy Eating

    Chapter 10: Liquid-Fuel Recipes

    Chapter 11: Solid-Fuel Recipes

    Learning Activities Answer Key

    Exam and Evaluation

    Exam Answer Sheet


    Course Evaluation

    Certificate Information

    Heather Mangieri, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, is an award-winning food and nutrition expert, registered dietitian, and board-certified specialist in sport dietetics. She is the founder of Nutrition CheckUp, a nutrition consulting practice with expertise in sport nutrition, weight management, and disordered eating.

    Since 2010 Mangieri has been a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has built a reputation for delivering evidence-based messages in sport nutrition, adolescent sport nutrition, weight management, ergogenic aids, dietary supplements, fad diets, and lifestyle modification. Mangieri frequently writes about sport nutrition, including in the professional publications of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as in Stack magazine and Food and Nutrition magazine. She has been quoted in hundreds of national publications, including Fitness, ESPNW, ESPN Kids, Runner’s World, Women’s Running, Women’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. In addition to national recognition, she has a strong local following, appearing frequently on KDKA Pittsburgh’s show Night Talk.

    Mangieri speaks regularly to athletes, consumers, and professionals about sport nutrition, dietary supplements, weight management, and disordered eating. In June 2014 she spoke on disordered eating in athletes at the first Eating Disorders in Sport conference and spoke on the same topic at the 2015 annual meeting of the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association.

    In 2008 Mangieri was recognized as Pennsylvania’s Young Dietitian of the Year. In 2012 she received the Keystone award in recognition of her leadership in demonstrating outstanding professional standards to serve and advance the aim of Pennsylvania dietitians. She serves on the executive committee of Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), a dietary practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

    Mangieri studied human nutrition with an emphasis on research at Pennsylvania State University, earning a BS degree in 1996. She earned her master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in wellness and human performance in 2007.