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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:

Conditions

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

Lifecycle

  • 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:

  • Bariatric Athletes
  • Diabetes and Sport
  • Endurance Athletes
  • Iron Deficiency in Athletes
  • Older Adult Athletes
  • Para Athletes
  • Rehabilitation from Injury or Surgery
  • Sport-Specific Fueling Strategies
  • Strength Athletes
  • Team Sport Athletes
  • Youth Athletes
  • Weight Gain for Athletes
  • Weight Loss for Athletes
  • SPHN Nutrition Fact Sheets
  • USOPC Handouts
  • GSSI Education Resources

Calculators

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

Resources

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
  • Nutrition FAQs from Clients
  • Nutrition Care Process
  • Professional and Web Resources
  • Board Certified as Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
  • Nutrition and Athletic Performance Evidence Analysis Library Project
  • Sports and Human Performance Nutrition (SHPN)