Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • What Will Be Covered

  • 2

    The What

    • Soccer (ahem Football) Overview

    • Position Guide

    • Para Athlete Soccer

    • Soccer Lingo

  • 3

    Supporting Daily Training

    • The Logistics

    • Common Challenges

    • The Wins

    • Pre-Training

    • Hydration

    • Recovery Nutrition - The Reality

  • 4

    Supplementation

    • Carbohydrate Based Sports Foods

    • Sports Drinks

    • Sports Bars

    • Sports Gel

    • Sports Confectionary

    • Caffeine

    • Nitrate / Beetroot Juice

    • Tart Cherry Juice

    • Beta-Alanine

  • 5

    Match Day Considerations

    • Pre-Match Carb loading

    • Trial in training

    • Creating a Match Day Plan

    • Building resilient athletes

  • 6

    Environmental Considerations

    • Travel Nutrition

    • Food Safety & Staff Support

    • Impacts of Heat

    • Preparing For Hot Environments

    • Heat Acclimation

  • 7

    Trouble Shooting

    • Gut Issues

    • Low FODMAP Foods

    • Cramping Your Style

    • Identifying Low Energy Availability (LEA)

    • Managing Decreased Appetite

    • Managing the Team Sport Environment

  • 8

    Review

    • TL:DR

    • Further Learning

    • Summary Quiz

    • Course Feedback Survey

    • Logging CPD

    • Client Resources

    • Practitioner Resources