Course Description

Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

IBAT College, Dublin

This course is targeted towards individuals who have an interest in the role that nutrition plays in the successful attainment of sports and exercise goals. With the increase in levels of obesity in the developed world, and concurrently with marketing strategies actively encouraging us all to have the “body beautiful”, there exists a paradox between the illusion and reality. This course is targeted at the learner who has an interest in the key role nutrition plays in sports and exercise management, be it either on a personal development perspective or from a career development perspective.

Participants will be introduced to the area of food science and the theoretical frameworks behind same. The emerging of supplementation is examined as is the area of nutrition research. The concepts and effects of hydration, dehydration and associated thermal stress are examined in a practical manner. Students are introduced to key concepts in performance and recovery enhancement.

Course Code CIBDNSE1P
College Name IBAT College, Dublin
Course Category Sport
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 12th June 2019
Course End Date 21st August 2019
Course Fee 700
Course Duration 11 weeks
Course Times Wednesday Evenings 6.30pm-9.30pm
Title of Awarding Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
Entry Requirements None Required
Career Path The course has been designed to be of interest to participants who are have an interest in, but no formal qualification or training in, the area of nutrition in sports and exercise management. It also offers the student the opportunity to attain his/her own personal development goals. It can also introduce students to the business area of Nutrition in sports segment as participants may, on completion, consider progressing to the BA (Hons) in Sports Management and Development.
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Course Provider

IBAT College, Dublin

16-19 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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