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Our ISEH Learning courses aim to blend theoretical academic knowledge with practical application in a sport and exercise setting. By providing hands-on and relevant learning, we empower our learners to continue their professional development with confidence in applying their new skills in their professions.
Our courses are led by leaders in their field of sport and exercise medicine to ensure a high-quality learning experience. However, we also recognise the value of networking with peers and sharing knowledge and information with others. That's why we create a space and platform for discussion and engagement with other course candidates.
At ISEH Learning, we strive to equip you with both a solid understanding of the subject matter and the confidence to apply it in your work, wherever that may be.
Saturday 18 November 2023: ‘Sports Nutrition for Performance, Recovery, and Injury’ led by Dr Richard Allison, Performance Nutritionist and Clinical Dietitian
About: This 1 day workshop is designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of the intersection between nutrition, sports, and well-being. The course is an invaluable resource for athletes, coaches, trainers, healthcare professionals, and anyone interested in the intricate relationship between what we eat and how we perform. From understanding the fundamental principles of nutrition to delving into advanced topics like Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) management, this course offers a holistic view of sports nutrition.
The course will enable health professionals to further their skills and knowledge and become more confident to:
1. Develop a foundational understanding of the critical role nutrition plays in optimising sports performance, supporting recovery, and managing injuries.
2. Gain comprehensive knowledge of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) and micronutrients, and their specific contributions to athletic health and performance.
3. Learn to calculate and tailor energy requirements for athletes participating in diverse sports, with a focus on achieving optimal macronutrient balance for enhanced performance.
4. Understand and apply evidence-based principles for post-exercise nutrition, emphasising the role of protein in muscle recovery and nutrient timing to optimize the recovery process.
5. Acquire knowledge of common supplements used in sports nutrition, critically evaluating their evidence-based use and understanding the potential risks and benefits of ergogenic aids.
6. Explore nutritional strategies for preventing injuries in athletes and designing effective nutrition plans to support recovery during rehabilitation, including addressing inflammation and promoting tissue healing.
7. Recognise, understand, and manage Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), ensuring the well-being and performance optimization of athletes.
8. Stay abreast of current trends and emerging research in sports nutrition, and assess the practical applications and innovations in performance nutrition.
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