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Sports Injuries 218: Nutritional Considerations in Sports

Online $40.00 2 Dennis O'Hara, DC, DACBSP

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Topic: Sports Injuries 218: Nutritional Considerations in Sports

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Dennis O’Hara, DC, DACBSP

Course Description: Sports nutrition covering topics on BMI vs BMR calculation, creatine supplementation, protein consumption, exercise and fluid replacement, nutrient timing, nutritional considerations of the athlete and nutritional factors in health and performance

Course Outline:

  • BMI vs BMR considerations and the athlete
  • Basic nutritional considerations of the athlete
  • Nutritional considerations in health and athletic performance
  • Nutrient timing
  • Protein consumption for the athlete
  • Creatine supplementation
  • Exercise and fluid replacement

Learning Objectives:

  • Discus basic nutritional needs in the athletic population
  • Illustrate the importance of protein consumption with the athlete
  • Outline importance of nutrient timing and sports participation
  • Explain importance of fluid replacement

Dr. Dennis O’Hara was born and raised on Long Island, NY and became a chiropractic advocate while being helped through chiropractic treatment of numerous sports injuries. Dr. O’Hara graduated from National College of Chiropractic in April 1992 with a B.S. in Human Biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. O’Hara continued his education with a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. Dr. O’Hara has been practicing for 28 years with clinical emphasis focusing on Sports injuries, biomechanical correction and rehabilitation. He has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and was the team chiropractic physician for the Washington DC United MLS soccer from 1996-1998. Dr. O’Hara also had been a sideline doctor for multiple High School sports and a ringside physician for amateur MMA (2009-2015). Dr. O’Hara’s remains in private practice in Tampa Florida. He is part of the post graduate faculty for Texas Chiropractic College and continues his passion for chiropractic through teaching post-graduate education.


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