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Certified Sports Nutritionist

A Certified Sports Nutritionist is a health professional that works in the sports and fitness field. IGMPI is offering an opportunity to become a Certified Sports Nutritionist for those who understand that people are more conscious and concerned about their health to play sports well, so they look for the Sports Nutritionist or Personal Nutritionist who has certification to reassure that they are trained and qualified in the sports nutrition field. This professional typically works in a: fitness gym, clinics, and sport’s academies. A sport nutritional Specialist helps clients (i.e., fitness enthusiast, sport’s person or athletes) to develop their fitness routine and body building.

This credential implies that you have achieved an advanced level of expertise and experience in the field. This certification is aimed at improving the conceptual knowledge of the participants towards Nutrition. Successful performance is this exam implies that the participant has in-depth knowledge and clear understanding of nutritional issues and health needs. As a Certified Sports Nutritionist a gym, sports clubs etc. about body building, health and fitness.

Certified Study Resources

1. Introduction to Basic Nutrition for Sport, Exercise, and Health
2. The Basics of Dietary Supplements
3. Introduction to Workload and Intensity
4. Pre and Post-Workout Nutrition for Athletes
5. Diet Plan for Weight Loss or Gain for Athletes
6. Yoga, Aerobics and Exercise Techniques
7. Nutritional need for competition preparation
8. Macronutrients and their importance to Athletes
9. Glycogen Loading (Super Compensation)
10. Special Concerns of Athletic Females
11. Food Allergies and Injury Prevention Management
12. Introduction to Protein, their supplements & myths related to Protein


Graduation in Science/Pharma/Medical/Biomedical/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Food Science & Technology/any Engineering & related disciplines & Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.


The registration dates for this certification run by the institute are updated timely on the website. Effective E- learning tools incorporated into the curriculum make the certification lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants. After registration is confirmed by the institute, the requisite study resources, assessment test papers will be dispatched to the participants. The study resources are considered sufficient for the preparation of the certification exam. However, the participants should feel free to go through other study resources as well. The certification examination will be notified after 2 months of the registration.

Certification and Membership Fees

Rs. 12000/- for Indian nationals and 500 USD for overseas students. This covers the certification registration fee and examination fee. An additional membership fee of Rs 4500/-(USD 125 for overseas) is optional to pay in order to avail the services of Certified Study Resources and training for the preparation of the certification exam

Assessment & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be awarded the professional certification of Certified Sports Nutritionist by IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, Assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.

Re- Examination

In case the participant is not able to pass the certification exam in first attempt/exam notification, he/she will have to re- register for the next scheduled examination by submitting re- registration form along with the re- registration fee of Rs. 4000/-(175 USD). However, the participants will be given sufficient flexibility in scheduling their First certification exam.

Project- Work

All the participants need to complete a project work on given healthcare product. The certification will be awarded after the completion of Project work. Format and other related details would be provided by the Institute before the examination.

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