Nutrition for Special Population

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 60 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • What is a special population?
  • Geriatric nutritional plan
  • Nutrition for female athletes
  • Dietary guidelines for adults and a lot more”

What you'll learn

Daily training and competition for athletes have specific demands concerning age and gender due to physiological changes. Adolescents, female, and master’s athletes have unique nutritional requirements. Dietary education and recommendations for these special population athletes require a focus on eating for long-term health, with special consideration given to “at-risk” dietary patterns and nutrients. read more »»

Recent research is putting up strategies to address age-related changes in protein metabolism. Sports are of particular relevance to special population athletes. Whenever possible, special population athletes should be encouraged to meet their nutrient needs by the consumption of whole foods rather than supplements. Learn more about diet in a unique population in the course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Instructor

Dr. Shiny Chandran

Dietitian/Nutritionist
MSc. – Food Service Management & Dietetics


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Shiny Chandran MSc, Grad Dip Sports Nutr (Intl Olympic Committee), Accredited Sports Dietitian – Sports Dietitians Australia, Level 2 Kinanthropometrist – ISAK, New Zealand, Consultant Sports Nutritionist – Hande Medical Centre, Lecturer in Sports Nutrition – Sri Ramachandra University has joined our panel of consultants at Hande Medical Centre She is the first Olympic Council certified Sports Nutritionist in India who specializes in sport, preventive nutrition, and weight management.

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Instructor

Dr. Shiny Chandran

Dietitian/Nutritionist
MSc. – Food Service Management & Dietetics


4/5

Shiny Chandran MSc, Grad Dip Sports Nutr (Intl Olympic Committee), Accredited Sports Dietitian – Sports Dietitians Australia, Level 2 Kinanthropometrist – ISAK, New Zealand, Consultant Sports Nutritionist – Hande Medical Centre, Lecturer in Sports Nutrition – Sri Ramachandra University has joined our panel of consultants at Hande Medical Centre She is the first Olympic Council certified Sports Nutritionist in India who specializes in sport, preventive nutrition, and weight management.

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Last Updated 04/2021

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