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Sleep in Elite Athletes and Rest in the NBA

Cheri Mah, a sleep research scientist, discusses current research related to sleep and performance in elite athletes. The webinar includes sleep challenges athletes face, the impact sleep can have on performance as well as practical strategies to improve sleep. A particular focus is given to the NBA and the role that sleep and game schedules can play on performance. 

Course Objectives

  • Explain current research on effects of sleep on performance, injury risk, and overall health.
  • Discuss challenges and trends to obtaining proper sleep and recovery in elite sports with a focus on the NBA.
  • Describe individual sleep strategies and team considerations, and review good sleep hygiene to improve sleep in elite athletes.

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Credits

Course Expiration

ACSM

1

01/01/2021

BOC

0.5

01/01/2021

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1

01/01/2021

Nutrition for Marathon Running

Professor Asker Jeukendrup discusses race-day Nutrition for Marathon Runners. The webinar includes a historical perspective on nutrition practices of marathoners as well as the current research around nutrition and performance. A particular focus is on practical nutrition strategies for before, during and after a marathon.

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the fuel sources, and limitations of those fuel sources, that marathon runners will utilize  on race day.
  • Calculate unique nutrient needs of the individual athlete based upon current research presented. 
  • Design a practical marathon nutrition strategy, including unique nutrient needs as well as preferences and tolerances, of the individual athlete, based upon current research presented.

Course

Credits

Course Expiration

ACSM

1

01/01/2021

BOC

0.75

01/01/2021

American Football Taskforce webinar

A recorded version of the nutrition in sport: American Football webinar is now available. Hear from the authors of the American Football series of SSEs as they highlight a variety of topics related to sports science and American Football. Watch the full 2 hour webinar to receive 2 units of continuing education for ACSM, CDR or the BOC.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the various challenges related to hydration, fueling, and recovery that American Football players face
  • Implement practical strategies to support player health and safety on the field

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Credits

Course Expiration

ACSM

2

01/01/2021

BOC

2

01/01/2021