Brain Fitness Certification

Sports Medicine Certification

This certification program focuses on the “science of eating,” including diet programs, recipes, and nutrients that help athletes reach peak performance and success. The course will also review factors that potentially hinder successful performance, in addition to a discussion of the body’s physiological response to exercise, treatments for sports-related conditions, biometrics, eating disorders, the aging athlete, and psychology.

Requirements

  • Completion of FAARFM Modules XIX A, B, C, D
  • A4M Membership

Module XIX (A) - Sports Medicine Certification

FMNM Online Module-2017

Module XIX A

$1,800

Course Description

This module focuses on improving performance for the professional athlete or extreme exerciser. Principals discussed include diet and nutrition, toxins that decrease performance, exercise recovery, reducing fatigue, eating disorders, athletes and aging, sports physiology and chronic disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Learn eating programs that will aid the professional athlete or patient that aggressively exercises
  • Recognize the science of eating for sports success
  • Learn winning recipes for peak athletic performance
  • Recognize body pollutants that will decrease athletic performance
  • Know vitamins that will aid in athletic performance
  • Learn minerals that will aid athletic performance
  • Understand the importance of good sleep hygiene and performance
  • Learn the nutritional depletions that are caused by vigorous exercise programs
  • Learn how antioxidants combat injury
  • Know how to prevent infections in athletes
  • Understand cardiovascular responses to exercise and training
  • Know anaerobic metabolism, acid-base balance, and muscle fatigue during high intensity exercise
  • Learn about eating disorders in athletics
  • Know respiratory responses of athletes to exercise
  • Recognize adaptations in skeletal muscle in response to endurance training
  • Learn the endocrinology of exercise
  • Understand the aging athlete
  • Look at exercise and pregnancy
  • Understand sport psychology
  • Know biomechanics as applied to sports
  • Recognize the physiological and clinical consequences of exercise in heat and humidity
  • Learn the affects altitude has on sport performance
  • Know about fluid and electrolyte loss and replacement in exercise
  • Discover the epidemiology of athletic injuries
  • Learn the role of exercise in the treatment of chronic disease
  • Ascertain how to prevent injuries
  • Know how to select the appreciate diet for the athlete or patient that exercises vigorously
  • Know the protein and carbohydrate requirements for various types of athletes
  • Realize how to manage weight issues in athletes
  • Find out techniques for weight gain in athletes

Module XIX (B) - Sports Medicine Certification

FMNM Online Module-2017

Module XIX B

$1,800

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Cortisol the Enemy of Athletic Performance-Dietary Supplements to Incorporate into the Metabolic Management of Athletes: Part II
  • Endurance Athletes and Cardiovascular Damage
  • Cardiovascular Health and Training: Understanding Pulse, Heart Rate Variability, and Cardiopulmonary Function
  • Thyroid-Pancreas-Adrenal Triad and Sports Performance
  • The Gut-Immune-Brain Connection in the Athlete
  • Coherence and Athletic Performance
  • The Importance of Maintaining Testosterone in Sports and Conditioning
  • Bone Loss in the Endurance Athlete
  • Hormonal Flux and the Female Athlete

Module XIX (C) - Sports Medicine Certification

FMNM Online Module-2017

Module XIX C

$1,800

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Learn eating programs that will aid the professional athlete or patient that aggressively exercises
  • Recognize the science of eating for sports success
  • Learn winning recipes for peak athletic performance
  • Recognize body pollutants that will decrease athletic performance
  • Know vitamins that will aid in athletic performance
  • Learn minerals that will aid athletic performance
  • Understand the importance of good sleep hygiene and performance
  • Learn the nutritional depletions that are caused by vigorous exercise programs
  • Learn how antioxidants combat injury
  • Know how to prevent infections in athletes
  • Understand cardiovascular responses to exercise and training
  • Know anaerobic metabolism, acid‐base balance, and muscle fatigue during high intensity exercise
  • Learn about eating disorders in athletics
  • Know respiratory responses of athletes to exercise
  • Recognize adaptations in skeletal muscle in response to endurance training
  • Learn the endocrinology of exercise
  • Understand the aging athlete
  • Look at exercise and pregnancy
  • Understand sport psychology

Module XIX (D) - Sports Medicine Certification

FMNM Online Module-2017

Module XIX D

$1,800

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, the participant will:

  • Discuss eating programs that will aid the professional athlete or patient that aggressively exercises
  • Recognize the science of eating for sports success
  • Assess winning recipes for peak athletic performance
  • Recognize body pollutants that will decrease athletic performance
  • Discuss vitamins that will aid in athletic performance
  • Review minerals that will aid athletic performance
  • Recall the importance of good sleep hygiene and performance
  • State the nutritional depletions that are caused by vigorous exercise programs
  • List how antioxidants combat injury
  • Evaluate how to prevent infections in athletes
  • Discuss cardiovascular responses to exercise and training
  • Recall anaerobic metabolism, acid‐base balance, and muscle fatigue during high intensity exercise
  • Review eating disorders in athletics
  • Review respiratory responses of athletes to exercise
  • Recognize adaptations in skeletal muscle in response to endurance training
  • Illustrate the endocrinology of exercise
  • Discuss the aging athlete
  • Assess at exercise and pregnancy
  • Review sport psychology
  • Discuss biomechanics as applied to sports
  • Recognize the physiological and clinical consequences of exercise in heat and humidity
  • State the affects altitude has on sport performance
  • Describe fluid and electrolyte loss and replacement in exercise
  • State the epidemiology of athletic injuries
  • List the role of exercise in the treatment of chronic disease
  • Propose how to prevent injuries
  • Outline how to select the appropriate diet for the athlete or patient that exercises vigorously
  • Duplicate the protein and carbohydrate requirements for various types of athletes
  • Discuss how to manage weight issues in athletes
  • Select techniques for weight gain in athletes
  • Practice how to write prescriptions for compounds for blisters, heel spurs, plantar fasciitis and fungal infections