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Certificate in Exercise Nutrition


OFFERED ONLINE for students and working professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of the complex relationship between nutrition and exercise.

Prerequisite: Completion of a comprehensive nutrition course (HED 231 or its equivalent). Complete the four 3-unit classes (listed below) to earn certificate. The courses may be taken in any order, once the basic nutrition prerequisite has been completed.

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Required Courses

HED 231: Basic Human Nutrition

Theories and practices examining the role of nutrition in health and exercise. Specific nutrients, their digestion, absorption, function, food sources, requirements, and chemical makeup will be presented.

This course is a prerequisite for the four coursees required to earn the certificate.

date .......... May-Aug. 2017

fee .......... $660

place .......... Online

instr .......... Kathy Munoz

course .......... Registration available in spring 2017

HED 342: Nutrition for Athletic Performance

How food consumption and nutrition affect energy production and physical performance in sports activities. Analyze diet modifications, such as carbohydrate loading and use of ergogenic aids, to improve performance. Prerequisite: HED 231 (or equivalent).

date .......... FALL 2016: CANCELLED

fee.......... $660

place.......... Online

instr.......... Kathy Munoz

course.......... Registration available in fall 2017

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HED 344: Weight Control

Theories and practices to maintaining safe and healthy weight levels. Diet analysis, body composition and effects of exercise; behavior modification. Prerequisite: HED 231 (or equivalent).

date.......... Jan.-May 2017

fee .......... $660

place .......... Online

instr .......... Munoz

course .......... Registration available in spring 2017

HED 446: Optimal Bone and Muscle Development

Explore the synergistic aspects of exercise and nutrition related to the development of strong bones and the maintenance, repair, and strength development of muscle. Prerequisites: HED 231 (or equivalent) is required; Human Physiology (ZOOL 113 or equivalent) is recommended.

date .......... FALL 2016: Aug. 22-Dec. 16

fee .......... $660

place .......... Online

instr .......... Dobrowolski

course .......... REGISTER ONLINE: HED 446, 3 units, 47153

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KINS 447: Pharmacology & Ergogenic Aids

Effect of medication and nutrition on disease and sports performance. Effects of ergogenic aids on performance/health. Prerequisites: HED 231 (or equivalent nutrition course) and ZOOL 113 (or equivalent physiology course) are required.

date ..... Jan.-May 2017

fee .......... $696

place .......... Online

instr .......... Dobrowolski

course .......... Registration available in spring 2017

More Information

Contact Dr. Kathy Munoz, Department of Kinesiology & Recreation, e-mail