Sports Performance

Sports Performance

Sports Dietetics-USA is dedicated to promoting nutrition practices that enhance lifelong health, fitness, and sports performance; and advancing the vocation of sports dietetics. Sports Dietetics-USA members are the source of sports nutrition information and services, empowering individuals to achieve optimal health and performance.


ABOUT SPORTS DIETITIANS

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The sports dietitian provides individual and group/team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of competitive and recreational athletes, on-site and during travel. Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals and groups on daily nutrition for performance and health; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes of nutrition services, serving as a food and nutrition resource for coaches, trainers, and parents; providing sports nutrition education for health/wellness programs, athletic teams, and community groups; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.

Sports Dietitian Job Description 

MILESTONES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

  • June 2017: Launched the Expanding the Arena Initiative
  • May 2017: Formalized partnership with PINES (Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport)
  • 2014:  Signed a network agreement with the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA)
  • 2013:  Began developing collegiate sports nutrition resources in partnership with the NCAA
  • 2006:  Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) credential launched by CDR
  • 2004:  Sports Dietetics-USA (SD-USA) created as a SCAN subunit

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PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

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SCAN has a number of professional resources recommended for the Sports Dietitian

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SPORTS NUTRITION: WHO DELIVERS?

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Sports Nutrition fact sheets
SPORTS NUTRITION FACT SHEETS

Sports Nutrition Fact Sheets provide timely, accurate, applied information and guidance for peak performance.


Become a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
BECOME A BOARD CERTIFIED SPECIALIST IN SPORTS DIETETICS (CSSD)

The Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics credential is the way to advance your career in sports dietetics, gain a competitive edge in employment, and provide unique benefits to clients and employers.

 
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