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Plant-Based Sports Nutrition Online CE Exam

Plant-Based Sports Nutrition Online CE Exam

$139.95 CAD

Product Format

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Plant-Based Sports Nutrition is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 55 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Plant-Based Sports Nutrition. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can better educate your athletes and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 55-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Differentiate among the types of vegetarian and plant-based diets.
    • Summarize the positive health effects of plant-based eating.
    • Explain why a vegetarian may experience greater endurance compared to a nonvegetarian.
    • Describe how to consume adequate calories for optimal performance and weight management while following a vegetarian lifestyle.
    • List the components that are used to calculate energy, carbohydrate, and protein needs of an athlete.
    • Identify a plant-based menu that offers adequate calories, carbohydrate, and protein based on an athlete’s needs.
    • List vegetarian foods that are rich sources of carbohydrate, protein, and unsaturated fats.
    • Recognize supplements that could be helpful to an athlete living a vegetarian lifestyle.
    • Describe the scope of practice for fitness professionals in discussing nutrition information with clients.
    • Name vitamins and minerals that can be lacking in a vegetarian diet, and identify plant-based sources of these nutrients.
    • Describe appropriate preevent and pretraining fuel and hydration based on an athlete’s weight.
    • Explain the recommendations for carbohydrate and fluid intake during exercise lasting longer than 60 minutes.
    Learners taking this course for Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) continuing education credit may submit course evaluations of the course activities/materials to CDR at


    A continuing education course for fitness instructors, personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and athletic trainers.
    Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM, is a professor at the University of Wyoming and is a well-respected researcher in the area of sports and exercise metabolism. Her research centers on how nutrition influences the health and performance of active individuals at all stages of the life cycle and at all levels of performance—from the casual exerciser to the elite athlete.

    Larson-Meyer is the author of Vegetarian Sports Nutrition (Human Kinetics, 2007) and has also authored over 80 scientific journal articles and book chapters. She served on the 2011 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sports Nutrition Consensus Panel and on the IOC Consensus Panel for Supplementation in the Elite Athlete. She is a board certified specialist in sports dietetics, is a former sports dietitian for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and is active in SCAN (the sports, cardiovascular, and wellness nutrition practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and the American College of Sports Medicine, where she serves as an associate editor for medicine and science in sports and exercise. She is also a past chair of both SCAN and the vegetarian nutrition (VN) practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Personal interests include trail running, flat water kayaking, Irish step dancing, yoga, and being the number-one fan of her one semi-vegetarian and two vegetarian children.

    Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD, is a leading expert in plant-based nutrition and has followed a vegan diet for more than 20 years. He has a nutritional science degree from Pennsylvania State University, a public health nutrition master’s degree from Loma Linda University, and certification as a registered dietitian. He is a coauthor of the No Meat Athlete book with Matt Frazier and Appetite for Reduction with Isa Moskowitz and is lead author of Cacao, Superfoods for Life. He is the past chair of the vegetarian nutrition (VN) practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and currently is the chief nutrition officer at Nutrinic, a start-up health-care company using plant-based nutrition for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Recreationally, he has raced ultramarathons, Ironman races, and 24-hour mountain bike races, and he has bike toured over 15,000 miles. He is a long-time resident of Los Angeles, California.