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Sports Nutrition Level 3 Course – Endorsed

Sports Nutrition Online Course. This level 3 online course in Sports Nutrition will provide learners with an introduction and foundation to understand the field of nutrition. This course can be completed entirely from home, studied at your own pace over a 12 month period and enrolled onto 365 days a year. 

Although learners will gain an invaluable insight into the field of nutrition, at no time should students advise, carry out any changes to diet or activities unless you have had a full medical and discussed the changes proposed with a qualified doctor or specialist


Course Outcome: Sports Nutrition Level 3 
Support: 1-year support included 
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year 
Endorsed Specification
Price: Interest-Free Finance

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Part A: Human Anatomy and Physiology

To have a better understanding of how nutrition works within the body it is essential that you complete an introductory section on human anatomy covering the following topics:

Unit 1: Introduction to the Human Body

  • Human Body Structure
  • Body Functions
  • Life Process
  • Anatomical Terminology

Unit 2: Cells, Tissues and Membranes

  • Cells structure and function
  • Body tissues
  • Membranes

Unit 3: Skeletal System

  • Functions of the Skeletal System
  • Bone tissue
  • Bone development and growth
  • Classifications of bones
  • Division of the skeleton

Unit 4: Muscular System

  • Functions of the Muscular System
  • Structure of the Skeletal Muscle
  • Muscle types
  • Skeletal Muscle Groups

Unit 5: Nervous System

  • Functions of the Nervous System
  • Nerve tissue
  • Organisation of the Nervous System

Unit 6: Endocrine System

  • Introduction to the Endocrine System
  • Characteristics of Hormones
  • Endocrine Glands

Unit 7: Cardiovascular System

  • Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
  • Heart
  • Blood

Unit 8: Lymphatic System

  • Functions of the Lymphatic System
  • Components of the Lymphatic System

Unit 9: Respiratory System

  • Introduction to the Respiratory System
  • Mechanics of Ventilation
  • Respiratory Volumes and Capacities
  • Conducting Passages

Unit 10: Digestive System

  • Functions of the Digestive System
  • General Structure
  • Regions of the Digestive System

Unit 11: Urinary System

  • Functions of the Urinary System
  • Components of the Urinary System

Unit 12: Reproductive System

  • Introduction to the Reproductive System
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System

 

PART B: Introduction to Nutrition

This section of your course looks at how nutrition plays a vital role in sports, and guides you through the basics needed to understand and apply nutritional requirements within the sports arena.

Unit 13: Proteins and Carbohydrates

  • Macronutrients
  • Non-Essential Amino Acids
  • Essential Amino Acids
  • Carbohydrates

Unit 14: Fats and Cholesterol

  • Fats
  • Cholesterol

Unit 15: Vitamins and Minerals

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

Unit 16: Hydration

  • Water
  • Liquids

Unit 17: Nutritional Requirements

  • Protein
  • Carbohydrate
  • Fat Dietary
  • Know the Limits

Unit 18: Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA)

  • RDA
  • Female Average
  • Male Average
  • Child Average

Unit 19: Supplements

  • Supplements
  • Creative Monohydrate
  • DHEA

Unit 20: Low Fat menu

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Deserts
  • Snacks

Unit 21: Nutritional abuses

  • Alcohols effect on Metabolism
  • Caffeines effect on Metabolism
  • Eating Disorders
  • FAD Diets

Entry Requirements

There are no previous qualifications required. However, students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

Be aged 16 Years or above
Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
Basic computer skills: e.g. Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
Have a genuine desire to succeed

Course Duration

This course comes with 12 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 90 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 110 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 7 months

Study Method

Select between studying purely online or opt to receive a paper copy of your lessons in the post.

If you opt for a paper copy:

Your initial study pack will be posted to you within 7 days of making payment. Your course pack will contain all you need to start your course, including your course lessons, tutor details, support contact details and student study guide.

Learners are than able to prepare their assignments using a word processing program ready to be emailed direct to their tutor for marking.

If you opt for the online version:

You will access your course lessons using our online learning platform, you can access all of your correspondence, FAQ’s and general course guidance. Our platform can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection 24/7.

Course Outcome

ABC Quality Licence Scheme – Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and  a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme & is offered in partnership with Kendal Publishing. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by OFQUAL, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ and /or employers requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Abc Awards & Cert awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards & Certs Awards have long established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries,. ABC Awards & Certa Awards combine over 180 years of experience combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards & Certs Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14: all are developed with the support of the relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Regulated qualifications refer to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual/CCEA/Qualification Wales

Assessment

Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

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