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EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN SPORTS AND FITNESS NUTRITION


Executive Diploma in Sports and Fitness Nutrition offers knowledge and skill up gradation among students/healthcare professionals as dietitians/doctors/. IGMPI is offering an opportunity to become a 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 Fitness Nutritionist who has Executive Diploma to reassure that they are trained and qualified in the sports nutrition field. This professional typically works in a: fitness gym, clinics, and sports academies. A Sport Nutrition Specialist helps clients (i.e., fitness enthusiast, sports person or athletes) to develop their fitness routine and body building.

The objective of this course is to recognize nutrition and fitness in adopting that right amount of nutrients to be provide in sports person and athlete life, pre and post nutrition, sports strategies to enhance performance and supplements are required for their training and dietary guidelines for an athlete to performance better with proper knowledge of health supplements and ergogenic aids. On completion of this course students will be able to explain that how to improve nutrition and training status of an athlete and sports person, with learning of supplement knowledge and enhancing the performance by right nutrition and diet planning.

The course has been designed for professionals and students aspiring to work in the field of Sports nutrition as dietitians, nutritionists, research work in projects.

Programme Structure

Module 1 : An Introduction to Sport, Exercise and Athlete Nutrition

Module 2 : Role of Nutrients and Energy Expenditure in Sports and Fitness

Module 3: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

Module 4: Protein Needs for Exercise, Muscle Gain and its Myths and Supplementation

Module 5: Carbohydrates and Fuel Intake during Competition and Training

Module 6: Pre and Post-Meal Planning during Competition

Module 7: Diet Plan for Athlete and different Sports Person

Module 8: Supplementation in Sports Nutrition

Module 9: Aerobics and Exercise Techniques

Module 10: Sport-Specific Strategies to Enhance Performance: Strength and Power Sports, Endurance, Weight Lifting

Module 11: Case Studies

Module 12: Practical (Diet Plan, Use for Kcal Count, IBW, BMI, Prepared Meals for Different Sports Persons, Dish Planning)

Eligibility

Graduation/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.

Programme Duration

Minimum time in which a student can complete this certificate course is 6 months while a maximum of twelve months is allowed to complete the course.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual Executive Diploma programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Sports and Fitness Nutrition by Centre for Nutriton & Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Sports Nutrition, Fitness and Healthcare Companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with organizations in the Sports and Fitness industry like Sports Authority of India (SAI), sports academies and schools and gyms like Gold Gym, Curefit, supplement based companies like Oziva, Amway and other companies like Danone, Twin Health, Hexagon Nutrition, Goqii Technologies etc.

Future career prospects

Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI’s online programme is a professional course targeted to cater the health industry needs trained health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Sports Nutritionist , Sports Nutrition Counselor for health and Fitness Academy , Fitness and health Coach ,Sports Dietician among Non-Governmental Organizations, Sports and Fitness Nutritionist in Community Fitness Programme run under government organizations, consultant for Different sports academies , Sports Nutrition Expert for Private Fitness academy ,Gyms , counselors in Schools, Fitness center ,Academia and many more.


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