Nutritional Supplements and Male Athletes
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3100, 4060, 4170
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.2.1, 8.3.6, 10.4.1, 10.4.5
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 720
This continuing education course discusses the use of dietary supplements by male athletes and reviews the latest research to help RDs guide athletes about whether supplementation is warranted.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the October 2018 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Determine at least two reasons athletes should be cautious of dietary supplements.
- Distinguish three methods for assessing the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements.
- Evaluate the available research on dietary supplements.
- Provide informed recommendations about nutritional supplementation to male athletes.
- Identify five prohibited substances per the World Anti-Doping Agency and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Natalie Robertello, MS, RDN, CSSD, CDN, of Buffalo, New York, is a consultant dietitian who owns a sports-nutrition focused private practice.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR