2017 Summit-Beyond Calories-21st Century Optimization
2017 Summit-Beyond Calories-21st Century Optimization

ACSM's 2017 Health & Fitness Summit Online CEC: Beyond Calories - 21st Century Optimization of an Athlete's Diet

By Mike Roussell

Dr. Mike will discuss why it is important to look beyond calories and RDAs when formulating diets for athletes. He will expand upon this concept by highlighting the importance of taking into account the role of different macronutrients along with the hormonal and signaling effects of various foods in the optimization of an athletes diets.

Learning Objectives

• Explain the basic concepts of energy balance and how it is calculated.

• Differentiate fad diets and their applicability to clients.

• Determine appropriate timing of protein distribution throughout the day.

• List practical diet building strategies for each individual client.


This course includes an online video from ACSM’s Health & Fitness Summit and a corresponding online quiz.

All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase. This includes all videos, quizzes, and certificates (certificates awarded upon successful completion of the quizzes).

No substitutions will be allowed for this CEC course.

For questions related to your online CEC courses or purchases, please email onlinelearning@acsm.org.

Available Course Credits

ACSM 3.00

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To earn your CECs, you will view the course content, pass the quiz (you must earn 70% or better to pass), and print your certificate of completion.

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