scope of practice
Nutrition Coaching: Scope of Practice
Nutrition scope of practice is not just a matter of professional ethics. In some states it’s a matter of law, and violators can be prosecuted.Read More
Celebrating IDEA’s 40th Anniversary!
Friends, it’s been over 2 years since we could safely gather. Let 2022 IDEA World Convention be our time to meet in person to laugh, learn, dance and celebrate together at the most exhilarating of all fitness industry events.Read More
Nutrition Coaching: A Primer for Health and Fitness Professionals
Fitness professionals should discuss nutrition with their clients.
Historically, many fitness pros have either avoided nutrition
discussions for fear of straying outside their scope of practice or gone
overboard by exceeding their scope of practice—recommending nutritional
supplements or individualized meal plans.
There is a better way: Staying within scope of practice while adopting a
coaching philosophy that uses proven methods of behavior change.