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Sports Nutrition

Activity Date: 19th February 2016 - 20th February 2016
Activity Time - 09:00 - 05:00
Venue: Al Bustan Rotana Hotel
Course Provider: Mr. Amjad Jarrar
Course Type: Workshop

Sport nutrition is a new and growing field in UAE and Gulf region. The role of sport nutritionist not only limited to the food provided to athletes, it is extend to include post exercise meal, selection of sport drinks, education, selection and evaluating benefits of supplements and ergogenic aids. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: - To provide pre-exercise/post exercise meals, and other special diets with proper timings. - To provide sound information about healthy dietary practices and the use of supplements and to differentiate between facts and claims. - To measure percentage body fat and muscle area to be compared with growth charts according to the age, and the suitability with the fitness degree and the type of sport. - To differentiate the differences between energy drinks and rehydration drinks and when to use them. Demonstrate the deeper insights of sports nutrition and how to use and assess anthropometric measurements for athletes, and how to use food/nutrition to support energy requirements before, during and after exercise. Target Participants: Allied Health, Clinical Dietetics – Nutritionist, Dieticians, Health Educator, Physiotherapy, Public Health, Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
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