Nutrition Coach Foundations Interactive Study and Manual Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Recognize anatomy and physiology at a basic level and how it relates to human nutrition.
  2. Explain the science of the 5 basic components of human nutrition.
  3. Identify nutrient intake guidelines.
  4. Identify the latest United States government guidelines and recommendations for nutrition.
  5. Describe how a nutrition coach plays the role of an educator, counselor, and consultant.
  6. Explain how to coach clients for nutrition within scope of practice and guidelines including required forms/information.



Fitness Assessment Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program you will be able to:

  1. Understand and apply at least two common methods to assess body composition.
  2. Assess cardio-respiratory fitness through several different testing protocols.
  3. Interpret cardio-respiratory endurance assessment results.
  4. Predict oxygen uptake and caloric expenditure from exercise heart rate data.
  5. Assess muscular strength and endurance through different strength-testing protocols.
  6. Interpret strength testing results.
  7. Recognize the variables that govern the development of muscular strength and endurance.
  8. Assess flexibility.
  9. Administer performance tests to assess skill-related fitness.
  10. Formulate a comprehensive fitness program based on the results of the fitness assessment.


Lifestyle Consultant Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program you will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate benefits of health and fitness.
  2. Understand disease prevention.
  3. Understand the role of nutrition in disease prevention.
  4. Understand the role of weight management in disease prevention.
  5. Understand the importance of preventing cardiovascular disease.
  6. Understand cancer risk management.
  7. Apply stress management techniques.
  8. Understand the health risks of tobacco use.