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Sports Nutrition Care Manual® Online

The SNCM is broken into five (5) distinct sections: (1) Nutrition Care(2) Client Ed/Diets(3) Calculators(4) Resources, and (5) Free CPE. Below you will find a description of each section and what information can be found within each section.

  1. Nutrition Care: This section includes information on conditions, lifecycle, and dietary supplement evaluation. Each condition topic covers the role of the sports registered dietitian nutritionist, as well as the Nutrition Care Process specific to each condition. This section also houses the reference lists for each topic. Abstract and/or full text links are provided for all possible reference citations.
  2. Client Ed/Diets: This section includes all nutrition therapies and menus available in the SNCM®. Handouts are created at a 6th-grade reading level to be understandable for as many clients as possible.  
  3. Calculators: The calculators in this section are useful when performing a nutritional assessment or planning nutrition intervention.
  4. Resources: This section contains additional resources for your practice, including energy, equations, information about the Nutrition Care Process, free webinars, information about Board Certification as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics, professional and web resources, and more.
  5. Free CPE: This section gives you access to the free CPE library.

Nutrition Care

The following topics are available within Nutrition Care:


  • Diabetes
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Issues in Athletes
  • Para Athletes
  • Rehabilitation for Injury or Surgery
  • Vegetarian
  • Weight Management


  • Youth Athletes
  • Collegiate
  • Aging

Dietary Supplement Evaluation

  • Primary Considerations for Dietary Supplements
  • Safety and Effectiveness of Selected Dietary Supplements and Ergogenic Aids
  • Evaluating Appropriateness of Dietary Supplements
  • Third-Party Certification Programs for Dietary Supplements
  • How to Communicate Dietary Supplement Information to Athletes and Others
  • Athletic Associations, Governing Bodies, and Industry Regulations
  • Resources for Evaluating Dietary Supplements and Ingredients


Client Ed/Diets

The Client Ed/Diets section contains materials for the following topics:

  • All Translations
  • Bariatric Athletes
  • Diabetes and Sport
  • Endurance Athletes
  • Iron Deficiency in Athletes
  • Older Adult Athletes
  • Para Athletes
  • Rehabilitation for Injury or Surgery
  • SHPN Nutrition Fact Sheets
  • Sport-Specific Fueling Strategies
  • Strength Athletes
  • Team Sport Athletes
  • Transgender Nutrition
  • USOPC Handouts
  • Weight Gain for Athletes
  • Weight Loss for Athletes
  • Youth Athletes


  • TDEE Calculation by Dietary Reference Intake
  • TDEE Calculation by Activity Factor Formulas
  • Basal Energy Expenditure (BEE)
  • Sweat Rate
  • Body Composition
  • REE
  • EEE


The following topics are available within Resources:

  • SNCM Board of Editors (BOE)

  • Free Webinars

  • Contributors

  • Energy

  • Macronutrient Needs for Athletes

  • Equations
  • USOC Sports Dietetics Assessment Form
  • Country Guides for Assessing Food/Nutrition & Culture
  • Country-Specific Food-Based Dietary Guidelines
  • Nutrition FAQs from Clients
  • Nutrition Care Process
  • Professional and Web Resources
  • Board Certified as Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
  • Sports and Human Performance Nutrition (SHPN)
  • GSSI Course Materials
  • Inclusivity Statement