1Course Overview

Sports Nutrition Level 3

Course code: SH009

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Develop your skills and knowledge in sports nutrition, from home!

By studying this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the human body structure and how it effects life’s processes
  • Learn about the body’s cells structure and functions
  • Identify the different functions of the body and how they work
  • Look at the nutritional factors that have an effect on our body

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you or delivered by post, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so

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2Course Content
Unit 1: Introduction to the Human Body
  • Human Body Structure
  • Body Functions
  • Life Process
  • Anatomical Terminology
Unit 2: Cells, Tissues and Membranes
  • Cells structure and function
  • Body tissues
  • Membranes
Unit 3: Skeletal System
  • Functions of the Skeletal System
  • Bone tissue
  • Bone development and growth
  • Classifications of bones
  • Division of the skeleton
Unit 4: Muscular System
  • Functions of the Muscular System
  • Structure of the Skeletal Muscle
  • Muscle types
  • Skeletal Muscle Groups
Unit 5: Nervous System
  • Functions of the Nervous System
  • Nerve tissue
  • Organisation of the Nervous System
Unit 6: Endocrine System
  • Introduction to the Endocrine System
  • Characteristics of Hormones
  • Endocrine Glands
Unit 7: Cardiovascular System
  • Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
  • Heart
  • Blood
Unit 8: Lymphatic System
  • Functions of the Lymphatic System
  • Components of the Lymphatic System
Unit 9: Respiratory System
  • Introduction to the Respiratory System
  • Mechanics of Ventilation
  • Respiratory Volumes and Capacities
  • Conducting Passages
Unit 10: Digestive System
  • Functions of the Digestive System
  • General Structure
  • Regions of the Digestive System
Unit 11: Urinary System
  • Functions of the Urinary System
  • Components of the Urinary System
Unit 12: Reproductive System
  • Introduction to the Reproductive System
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
Unit 13: Proteins and Carbohydrates
  • Macronutrients
  • Non-Essential Amino Acids
  • Essential Amino Acids
  • Carbohydrates
Unit 14: Fats and Cholesterol
  • Fats
  • Cholesterol
Unit 15: Vitamins and Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
Unit 16: Hydration
  • Water
  • Liquids
Unit 17: Nutritional Requirements
  • Protein
  • Carbohydrate
  • Fat Dietary
  • Know the Limits
Unit 18: Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA)
  • RDA
  • Female Average
  • Male Average
  • Child Average
Unit 19: Supplements
  • Supplements
  • Creative Monohydrate
  • DHEA
Unit 20: Low Fat menu
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Deserts
  • Snacks
Unit 21: Nutritional abuses
  • Alcohols effect on Metabolism
  • Caffeines effect on Metabolism
  • Eating Disorders
  • FAD Diet
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete.

Study Method

This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post. You will also get tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing (a partner of UKDLP) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. 

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government[1]. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • Comprehensive study guide*
  • Exclusive Open Study College pen and highlighter*
  • Student study planner*
  • Student notebook*
  • Document wallet*

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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