National Academy of Sports Medicine
Science of Diet and Exercise Specialization
National Academy of Sports Medicine

Science of Diet and Exercise Specialization

Break Down the Science of Diet and Exercise. Master the knowledge and skills to identify the diet and exercise interventions required for specific fitness goals.

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NASM Faculty

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What you'll learn

  • Apply the science behind complementing dietary interventions with exercise strategies for optimal fitness programming.

  • Learn how our bodies use the foods we consume for different metabolic functions required for health.

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Intermediate level

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 3 course series

Metabolic Makeover

Course 12 hours4.7 (34 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn the biochemical processes we call metabolism to keep the human body alive.

  • Compare approaches used to track calorie intake and energy expenditure requirements.

  • Discover static and dynamic components of metabolism and how they impact weight loss.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Nutrition Coaching
Category: Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET) Measurement
Category: Caloric Expenditure Calculation / Estimation
Category: Metabolic Process
Category: Strategies for Increasing Metabolic Rates

Science of Fat Metabolism

Course 23 hours4.4 (21 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn the effects of fat metabolism when under acute and chronic stress.

  • Compare various forms of lipids (fats) within the body.

  • Determine the role of dietary fat and its function within the body.

  • Learn the current dietary guidelines for fat intake.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Nutrition Coaching
Category: Fat Types
Category: Fat Intake Guidelines
Category: Fat Metabolism
Category: Healthy Fat Sources

Aligning Diet and Exercise

Course 33 hours4.8 (19 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Align common diet archetypes with exercise programming.

  • Learn which macronutrients are preferential for specific workout types and training goals.

  • Compare the energy pathways, their functions and how they use macronutrients to fuel work.

  • Learn the key principles of energy systems within the human body.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Macronutrient Compositions
Category: Nutrition Coaching
Category: Dietary Interventions
Category: Diet and Exercise Alignment
Category: Energy Systems Principles

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NASM Faculty
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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