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Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Print CE Course

Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Print CE Course

$227.95 CAD

Available As

    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:

    • Vegetarian Sports Nutrition text

    • Study guide

    • Continuing education exam

    Vegetarian meal plans have been used successfully in all sports. Through the Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Print CE Course, you will gain the knowledge and tools to assist active vegetarians and semivegetarians of all ages and abilities in achieving optimal nutrition for peak performance and health. Help your clients determine energy, protein, vitamin, and mineral needs while monitoring carbohydrate and fat intake through smart food choices.

    Course Objectives

    • Optimize the training, performance, and health of your vegetarian athletes through better food choices.

    • Determine daily calorie, carbohydrate, protein, and fat needs for vegetarians and athletes.

    • Determine nutrient needs surrounding exercise.

    • Identify nutrients that may be lacking in vegetarian and vegan diets.

    • Assess the need for dietary supplements.

    • Understand the nutrients that can affect bone health, anemia, muscle cramps, and inflammation.

    • Provide practical tips for balanced meal planning on a vegetarian diet.


    A continuing education course for nutritionists, dietitians, and fitness and allied health professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Gaining the Vegetarian Advantage

    Chapter 2. Getting Adequate Calories from Plant Sources

    Chapter 3. Finding the Right Carbohydrate Mix

    Chapter 4. Choosing Smart Fat Over No Fat

    Chapter 5. Building Muscle Without Meat

    Chapter 6. Optimizing Bone Health

    Chapter 7. Boosting Iron Intake and Absorption

    Chapter 8. Breaking Free of Multivitamin Dependence

    Chapter 9. Prioritizing Eating Before, During, and After Events

    About the Author

    D. Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD, FACSM, is an assistant professor of human nutrition at the University of Wyoming, where she also serves as director of the nutrition and exercise laboratory. She is a registered dietitian with training in exercise physiology and has experience working with vegetarian (and nonvegetarian) athletes. Her research focuses on how nutrition and metabolism influence the health and performance of active people.

    Larson-Meyer served as the sports nutritionist for the University of Alabama at Birmingham athletic department from 1995 to 2000, and she has consulted with numerous athletes throughout her career. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and is past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. She has published numerous scientific and consumer articles, has been featured in publications like Vegetarian Journal, and has served as a chapter contributor to publications including the American Dietetic Association's Sports Nutrition: A Guide for the Professional Working with Active People and the International Olympic Committee Medical Commission's Volleyball (Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science). She completed her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1988 and also completed an internship at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs during her undergraduate training. Larson-Meyer received her PhD in nutrition sciences from the University of Alabama in 1998.

    A serious recreational athlete for close to 20 years, Larson-Meyer enjoys running distance events, cycling, and dancing. She lives in Laramie, Wyoming, with her husband and three children.


    “I have some clients who are vegetarian and would like to build muscle. This course informed me of options for them. It includes a great breakdown of vitamins and minerals and their role in a person’s diet.”

    V. Wick—Medina, OH

    “Now I can better recommend ways for my vegetarian clients to make better food choices.”

    M. Reyling—Irvine, CA

    “Vegetarian Sports Nutrition is well put together with attention to detail. It is thorough and easy to follow. I especially liked all of the examples given and the charts throughout the book. Excellent course!”

    K. Heck—Spokane, WA, Exercise Physiologist