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Elite Operator Performance Nutrition Course 2024
Elite Operator Performance Nutrition Course 2024

Sat, Feb 17


University Of California Davis

Elite Operator Performance Nutrition Course 2024

The Elite Operator Performance Nutrition Course provides sport practitioners with hands-on, accelerated training in key areas of performance nutrition. The course is offered IN PERSON only.

University Of California Davis

Feb 17, 2024, 9:00 AM PST – Feb 19, 2024, 1:00 PM PST

University Of California Davis, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA

About the event

Course Description

Nutrition underpins every part of athletic performance; from training adaptations, to sleep, injury reduction and recovery. The Elite Operator Performance Nutrition Course provides sport practitioners with hands-on, accelerated training in key areas of performance nutrition. Participants will learn about current evidence and best practices to perform vital performance nutrition responsibilities in the daily training environment.  

Course Location

University of California Davis (UC Davis) 

Edwards Family Athletic Center

1120 Hutchison Dr, Davis, CA 95616

Check out the facility here!

Course Pricing and Structure

Participants can register for individual course modules ($200 each) OR the whole course ($600 for 5 modules).

Travel and Accomidation for UC Davis 

Travel Options to UC Davis

Hotel Options Close to Campus

Continuing Education Credits

  • Registered Dietitians: 4 CPUs per module (20 for whole course)
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaches: 0.4 CEUs per module (2.0 for whole course)
  • Certified Athletic Trainers: 4 CEUs per module (20 for whole course)

Daily Schedule

  • 4 hours

    Module 1 - Metabolic Fueling

  • 1 hour

    Lunch - on your own

6 more items available


  • Full Course Registration

    Best Value! Includes all 5 course modules.

    +$15.00 service fee
  • Metabolic Fueling

    Feb 17, 2024. 9am-1pm. By the end of the module practitioners will understand the main physiological systems relevant to various training stimuli and be able to framework a periodized fueling system.

    +$5.00 service fee
  • 360 Hydration

    Feb. 17, 2024. 2-5pm. This module will cover the evidence and practical application for comprehensive hydration assessment & sweat analysis with athletes. Participants will learn field based assessment techniques that they can use to develop comprehensive hydration protocols for their athletes. At the end of this session, the participants will understand the evidence, various methods and formal techniques for comprehensive hydration and sweat sodium assessment in their population.

    +$5.00 service fee
  • Biomarkers Assessment

    Feb. 18, 2024. 9-1pm. Sport professionals need objective data to help inform nutrition strategies and track changes with athletes over time. Biochemical tests, also referred to as biomarkers, provide an objective and quantitative assessment of an athlete’s current nutrition status or recent nutrient intake, and are especially useful to validate other assessment components such as dietary assessment.

    +$5.00 service fee
  • Supplement Science

    Feb 18, 2024. 2-5pm. Sport professionals are often sought out to provide supplement recommendations for athletes. This module will outline key mechanisms and best practice protocols for the most used performance supplements in sport. Using a basic framework, practitioners will be introduced to fundamentals of how to make evidence-based decisions and recommendations.

    +$5.00 service fee
  • Body Composition

    Feb 19, 2024. 9-1pm. This module will provide practical knowledge and insights that every practitioner involved body composition recommendations or management should be aware. Real life case studies of elite athletes provide a platform to understand best practice, the pros and cons of analysis tools and tracking real change. Practitioner experience and elite training will also share nuanced considerations that only years of experience in managing athletic body composition can provide.

    +$5.00 service fee



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