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Introduction to Sports Nutrition - CPD

The Introduction to Sports Nutrition – CPD, is a one-day sports nutrition course that will introduce you to the role of diet and nutrition in supporting sporting performance. This introduction to sports nutrition course is ideal for coaches, parents of young athletes and indeed athletes who themselves are interested in the role that nutrition can play in supporting training and sporting performance. 

Dates and Times

There are currently no dates for this course.


The full cost is £85.


Whilst enrolled upon the course you will be introduced to the theory behind two key areas of sports nutrition:

  • The importance of nutritional recovery for the athlete in training 
  • The role of hydration in sporting performance 

In addition to the theoretical concepts, the sessions will provide the opportunity to focus on the practical advice to support sporting performance in particular, recovery snacks for the training athlete, carbohydrate loading and meal planning. Hydration options such as sports drinks for before, during and after training will also be covered. Additionally, challenges involved in feeding athletes will also be discussed.

The course will be delivered by sports nutritionists who are experienced in working with world class athletes in a number of sports.

The course is assessed via

This course is not assessed. 


This nutrition course is suitable for sports coaches, personal trainers and athletes. 


Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance, issued by St Mary’s University.

For more information about this course please contact the Short Courses team:
Tel: 020 8240 4321