This practical program provides participants with cutting-edge information on nutrition, hormones, and metabolism. In easy-to-understand terms, learn how each macronutrient operates within energy pathways and how digestive and reproductive hormones affect metabolism. The body’s adaptations to an incomplete diet and/or disease and the physiological consequences during various exercise regimes will be addressed during this session. You receive a handout detailing simple nutritional calculations and recommendations that Fitness Professionals can incorporate into a nutritional counseling session while remaining within the scope of practice. This comprehensive certification also provides information pertaining to Nutritional Health History Forms with prescriptive dietary suggestions that can be used immediately. Course includes: training manual and testing fee ($59 value). Manuals will be emailed from SCW Fitness Education.CECS: SCW (7.0), ACE (0.7), ACSM (7.0), AEA (8.0), AFAA (8.0), NASM (0.8)
TRAINER: MELISSA LAYNE, M.Ed.
Melissa is a Kinesiology Department faculty member at the University of North Georgia. She has 30 years of experience in the fitness industry and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. She taught elementary PE and coordinated fitness programs for Royal Caribbean, Home Depot, and orthopedic surgeons. Melissa is the author of WATER EXERCISE (Human Kinetics 2015), a member of the SCW educational faculty & has been featured in numerous fitness education and training videos. She is an expert at organizing complicated material into easily understood pieces.