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Sports Nutrition for an Adult Female Endurance Athlete

Active adults and athletes can improve their physical performance by making appropriate food and fluid intake choices.
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.

Course Authors

Lona Sandon, M.Ed., R.D.

Ms. Sandon is Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

Within the past 12 months Ms. Sandon reports no commercial conflicts of interest.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.

Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:

  • Provide general energy intake recommendations for optimizing health and fitness performance

  • Assess appropriateness of body weight for optimizing health and fitness performance

  • Discuss importance of adequate carbohydrate and protein intake for optimal fitness performance

  • Discuss recommendations for adequacy of fluid intake and type of fluid for rehydration.



The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.


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