This module extends further into the world of female athletes and explores the fascinating intersection of pregnancy and sports, providing valuable insights into the unique challenges faced by athletic individuals during this transformative phase of life. We cover a wide range of topics, including calculating energy requirements, understanding increased nutrient needs, identifying unsafe foods, managing weight gain, and exploring the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy. Additionally, we review the up-to-date exercise guidelines for expectant mothers, empowering them to maintain a safe and active lifestyle. This module combines the worlds of athleticism and pregnancy in a way that is both educational and empowering for exercise physiologists working with this population.
Total Time: 51-56 minutes CSEP PDCs: 2
This course is delivered through our partner, Performance Nutrition Academy, Ltd. After purchasing it, you will receive a separate email inviting you to create an account in their Online Learning platform and a link to access the course in which you enrolled.
Content of these courses was developed by the Registered Sport & Performance Dietitians of Performance Nutrition Academy, and has undergone review by a panel of CSEP topic experts to ensure scientific accuracy. This partnership was made possible with independent financial support* from the Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition information Centre, a non-profit association managed by registered dietitians and nutrition researchers that aims to gather and share up-to-date research and evidence-based information about sugars, nutrition, and health.
* The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) did not have a role in the content or curricular development of these courses. The views expressed in these courses are those of the facilitators and not of CSI.