Sports Nutrition and Role of Micronutrients

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    59 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Sports nutrition is the foundation for athlete success. Sports nutrition is superior nutrition given to athletes and focuses on the type, quantity of fluids, and food taken by an athlete. It has a well-designed nutrition plan formulated by a dietician or nutritionist that allows active adults and athletes to perform at their best. read more »»

It also deals with the consumption of micro and macronutrients such as vitamins, minerals, supplements, and organic substances that include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Many micronutrients play key roles during strenuous physical activity which helps in energy metabolism and prolonged strenuous exercise performed on a regular basis may also result in increased losses from the body. Learn more about sports nutrition in this 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

Key concepts covered include:

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

  • Role of micronutrients in sports nutrition
  • Deficiencies of micronutrients
  • Sources of diet, Antioxidants and lot more”


Dr. Shiny Chandran

MSc. – Food Service Management & Dietetics


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.

For: beginners

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