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Veganism and the Athlete

Course #: 010-821

Price: $18.00

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #145520 approved for 2 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

With the growth of social media as a platform to share information, veganism is becoming more visible, and could be becoming more accepted in sports and in the health and fitness industry.  This CPEU course provides recommendations for how to construct a vegan diet for athletes and exercisers.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.

Article Author:  David Rogerson, BSc MSc RNutr FHEA Dprof

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.


CPEU Course Objectives

  1. Discuss why the Digestible Indispensable Amino Acid Score is a superior system for rating protein digestibility.
  2. Explain the consequence of high intensity training on appetite.
  3. Investigate which fat may increase nitric oxide production and improve heart-rate variability.
  4. Examine four food preparation methods that can increase nutrient bioavailability.
  5. Identify which amino acid is a primary trigger of muscle protein synthesis and plays an important role in promoting recovery and adaptation from exercise.
  6. Provide three sources of vitamin B12 suitable for a vegan diet.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2070, 2090, 4060, 4110

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1, 8.1.3 , 8.2.3, 8.4.1

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 8.1, 8.1.3 , 8.2.3, 8.4.1

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Course Date: 2018-07-18

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