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Sports Nutrition Care Manual®

The premier resource for sports registered dietitian nutritionists.

With SNCM®, enjoy instant access to sports nutrition fact-sheets for clients, stay up-to-date with current trends in athletic performance and nutrition, and prepare for your Board Certification as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics exam.




  • The SNCM® is authored by the Sports and Human Performance Nutrition (SHPN) Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Research-based nutrition information written by authors who are Board Certified as Specialists in Sports Dietetics (CSSDs).
  • Extensive Client Education library of more than 60 handouts, with Spanish translations.
  • Sports Nutrition Calculators save you time and reduce errors by helping you accurately estimate calorie and hydration needs of your clients.
  • Gain invaluable tips and guidance on becoming Board Certified as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).
  • Utilize SNCM® as the perfect practice companion to the Academy’s Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals, 6th Ed, the Nutrition Care Manual®, and the Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual®.
  • Exceed expectations in your private practice or outpatient nutrition clinic with research-based nutrition guidance and client education.
  • Customize the SNCM® to meet the unique needs of your practice and the specific preferences of your clients.
  • The SNCM® is consistent with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Practice Paper on Nutrition for Athletic Performance.
The SNCM® provides recommendations and client education materials on many topics, including:
  • Aging Athletes
  • Collegiate Athletes
  • Diabetes
  • Eating Disorders
  • Energy Systems
  • Energy Metabolism in Sport
  • Equations
  • Gastrointestinal Issues
  • Hydration
  • Nutrition Care for Athletes using the NCP
  • Nutrition-Related Fatigue in Sport
  • Para Athletes
  • Rehabilitation for Injury or Surgery
  • Sport-specific Fueling Strategies
  • Vegetarian Athletes
  • Weight Management
  • Youth Athletes

Check out our most recent content updates!

We're working on the following SNCM® updates:

  • Nutrition Therapy for Team Sport Athletes
  • REDs
  • Evaluate the most popular and widely-consumed athletic dietary supplements.
  • Access SHPN, USOC, and CPSDA Nutrition factsheet handouts all in one place.
  • Use the United States Olympic Committee Sports Nutrition Assessment form.
  • Determine calorie needs quickly with the evidence-based SNCM® Energy Needs Calculator, which includes guidance on selecting an appropriate physical activity factor.
  • Save time calculating sweat loss and body composition measurements.

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