National Academy of Sports Medicine

Making Sense of Supplements

NASM Faculty

Instructor: NASM Faculty

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What you'll learn

  • Navigate common supplement myths and fallacies regarding weight loss.

  • Differentiate nutrition supplements used to promote athletic performance.

  • Discover how to use evidence-based research when determining supplemental use and efficacy.

  • Learn the importance of dietary supplements and the role they play in optimal health.

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Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.6

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

3 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There is 1 module in this course

No matter how hard you try, there is no escaping the endless stream of advertising for all the nutritional supplements out there. From protein and creatine to caffeine and other more-controversial performance aids, there is something tailored to every health, wellness, and fitness goal. This course has been designed to help explore some of the most common trends in the nutritional supplementation landscape and to help separate research-supported hope from marketing hype. You will learn the regulations and guidelines for supplement selections, evidence-based supplements for muscle, supplements that may or may not help with those weight management, in addition to those that have been shown to support athletic performance.

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2 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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