Certification: Sports and Nutrition Fitness Specialist

Sports and Nutrition Fitness Specialist are individuals that provide the fitness industry with assistance on both the physical exercise and nutritional aspect of the client's requirements. They design exercise plans for clients and educate clients in choosing the right nutrient for their fitness goals. They work with schools, sports teams, athletes or private clients.

Sports and Nutrition Fitness Specialist must have the knowledge of nutrients and sports fitness.

Sports and Nutrition Fitness Specialist have direct interaction with the clients and therefore must have professional communications skills. They must also be able to explain and educate their clients on fitness and nutrition.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 1 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?
Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?

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The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.