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ISSN – Sports Nutrition Specialist Certification (SNS)

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The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) will be hosting a live virtual 6 day Sports Nutrition Specialist course. The course will cover the foundational components of fat loss, lean muscle gain, recovery for athletes, scientific literature on sports nutrition products. The ISSN-SNS qualification is the entry level certificate and was designed specifically for personal trainers and coaches who do not have a related degree.

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CEUs: NASM (1.9), AFAA (15), ACE (5.5), NSCA (2.0)

Course Description:

The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) will be hosting a live virtual 6 day Sports Nutrition Specialist course. The course will cover the foundational components of fat loss, lean muscle gain, recovery for athletes, scientific literature on sports nutrition products. The ISSN-SNS qualification is the entry level certificate and was designed specifically for personal trainers and coaches who do not have a related degree.

Part One:

  • Introduction of the ISSN
  • Sports Nutrition Coach workshop and courses for continued education
  • Study Materials
  • Examination review

Part Two:

  • Nutrition fundamentals
  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Water and Fluid

Part Three:

  • Skeletal muscle fundamentals
  • Bioenergetics and metabolism in exercise and training
  • Energy expenditure and measurement of energy
  • Nutrition recommendations for the physically active person
  • Exercise and effects on illness
  • Nutritional considerations for intense training

Part Four:

  • Performance nutrition spotlight swimming, power lifting and body building, distance running and triathlons
  • ISSN position stand on high protein diet, FODMAF, fish oil, creatine, caffeine and meal frequency, nutrient, timing, diets and body composition, energy drink and pre-workout supplements in sports
  • ISSN 2018 review of recent research and recommendations

Part Five:

  • Study report and presentation
  • Spotlight on career in sports nutrition
  • Question & Answers
  • Review
  • ISSN-SNS Online exam

Course Lecturer Bio:

Dr. Reid Reale is the Performance Nutrition Manager for the UFC Performance Institute Shanghai. Recognized as a leading expert in sport nutrition research and practice, in particular combat sport nutrition, Reid Reale has over 10 years’ experience working with elite, professional and Olympic athletes.

Course Objectives:

  • The ISSN-SNS (Sports Nutrition Specialist) certification is our ‘introductory’ sports nutrition certification and is a great lead-in to the more advanced, CISSN, certification.
  • Gives personal trainers and other fitness professionals a competitive edge in their industry.
  • All health/fitness/medical professionals working with athletes or active individuals should have a fundamental understanding of the adaptive response to exercise and the role nutrition plays in the acute and chronic response to exercise

What you will learn in the SSN Sports Nutrition Specialist Certification?

Other sports nutrition courses, certifications, and research have their genesis from the groundwork laid out by the ISSN. As the originator and leader of evidence-based sports nutrition research, the ISSN is the “Gold Standard” for health and fitness-oriented professionals and academics for over 15 years.

ISSN is the first globally and the original source for all scientific research in the sports nutrition world.  Without the efforts of the ISSN, the sports nutrition industry would not be what it is today.

  • This course will prepare you for the ISSN Sports Nutrition Specialist (ISSN-SNS) Exam on December 5, 2020.
  • Fundamental nutrition and exercise concepts will be thoroughly covered.
  • Sports nutrition science, application, supplementation, and research will be examined.
  • Current research, trends and topics in sports nutrition will be highlighted and reviewed.
  • New concepts are covered to ensure you are a well-rounded and informed sports nutrition specialist.

Who should take the ISSN-SNS?

  • The ISSN-SNS (Sports Nutrition Specialist) certification is our ‘introductory’ sports nutrition certification and is a great lead-in to the more advanced, CISSN, certification.
  • No formal post-secondary course work is required; however, candidates are expected to have a working knowledge of basic exercise training, general nutrition, sports supplements, and familiarity with the ISSN’s current position papers.
  • To register for the ISSN-SNS exam, you must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • The ISSN-SNS gives personal trainers and other fitness professionals a competitive edge in their industry and helps them stand out from their competitors.
  • All health/fitness/medical professionals working with athletes or active individuals should have a fundamental understanding of the adaptive response to exercise and the role nutrition plays in the acute and chronic response to exercise.
  • The ISSN-SNS provides an avenue for those without a 4-year college degree to develop the knowledge base needed to provide sound information on sports nutrition and supplementation.

What’s Included:

  1. Reference Book: Nutrition Supplements in Sports Exercise
  2. ISSN-SNS Study Guide and Exercise Book
  3. ISSN T-shirt
  4. ISSN Phone CoveR
  5. ISSN Study Materials

Assessment Deadline: November 28, 2020 (5-10 minute video presentation)

Assessment Passing Grade: 75% passing grade

Exam Date: December 5, 2020 (85 minutes in English)

Exam Format:100 multiple choice (2 attempts)

Passing Grade: 75% passing grade

Additional information

CEUs

NASM (0.5)

OPS Terms