CEC Course Nutrition
0.2 CEC from ACE
0.3 CEC from NSCA
0.3 CEC from NASM
Additional credits may be available from other certifications.
- Fed Up: Who’s Ensuring America’s Food Safety?
- Eating Disorders Among Athletes
- Good Nutrition for the Golden Years
After reading these articles, readers should be able to do the following:
- Identify the main federal organizations responsible for food safety oversight.
- Define which populations are at highest risk for food-borne illnesses.
- Describe how the most common food-borne illnesses are acquired, treated and prevented.
- Apply recommendations to reduce personal risk of food-borne illness.
- Explain potential strategies to improve food safety in the United States.
- Describe and differentiate among the different common eating disorders.
- Identify the medical complications of each eating disorder discussed.
- Specify the signs and symptoms of common eating disorders.
- Define the high risk factors for athletes and the specific sports linked with eating disorders.
- Recognize the scope-of-practice limitations and what not to do when dealing with clients suspected of having an eating disorder.
- Define what is considered “healthy, successful aging.”
- Identify five key vitamins and minerals that become more important for the aging population.
- Generally describe the physiological changes that occur in the aging body.
- Explain how aging affects the energy and nutrient needs of older adults.
- Identify community nutrition services available to adults over age 60.
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