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This online continuing education course and exam focus on the International Olympic Committee recommendations and timing guidelines for carbohydrate and protein intake and how that intake is related to endurance training and performance.
Ellen Coleman, MA, MPH, RD, CSSD, is recognized for her clinical, academic, and publishing experience. A graduate of the California Polytechnic State University (BS in dietetics, with honors), Loma Linda University (MPH in nutrition), and the University of California at Davis (MA in exercise physiology), she has taught nutrition courses at numerous universities in Southern California and published scores of articles in popular and professional journals. Her book Eating for Endurance (Bull Publishing) has won wide acclaim, and she is sought for media interviews and speaking engagements before lay and professional groups.
A nutrition consultant for the Sport Clinic in Riverside, California, Coleman is a certified specialist in sports dietetics. She has competed in running and cycling events and finished the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon twice. A member of the American College of Sports Medicine, she is past chair of the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association (SCAN) and received the 1994 SCAN Achievement Award.
“I will inform my clients of the dos and don’ts of proper exercising, dieting, and nutrition that I learned from this online course. I've gained a better understanding of fitness, diet, nutrition, exercise training, and recovery.”
E. Dietrich—Miami, FL
“This course has increased my knowledge of how to supplement my clients’ caloric needs and how beneficial proper nutrition really is.”