Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) Course Expiry:Dec 31, 2025
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Course Expiry:Dec 31, 2024
As an Athletic Trainer, you can encounter clients with diabetes during pregnancy and female specific concerns that impacts athletic performance. Maximize your training effectiveness by understanding the complex interplay and special challenges of these clients with diabetes. Discover troubleshooting tips specific to insulin use and diabetes management in the context of athletic training.
Maximize your effective clinical and educational skills by mastering:
Review of key terms, gestational diabetes basics;
Reversal of insulin resistance, losing weight, keeping it off;
Maximizing muscle, keeping muscle while losing fat, revving up insulin action with training, balance training importance;
Review of injected (non-insulin) medications, use of insulin and exercise interactions, food intake for exercise and health, coffee, caffeine, other supplements;
More on exercise monitoring, factors affecting exercise benefits, review of food and medication adjustments, more on dealing with and preventing hypoglycemia, troubleshooting tips related to diabetes motion;
Review of health complications, specific concerns related to women, athletes and performance issues; and
More on using technology and apps, getting emotionally fit through activity.
Understand how females with diabetes who are active are impacted by monthly hormonal cycles and pregnancy.
Distinguish between the potential effects of caffeine, coffee, and other sports supplements that your clients may be using.
Synthesize a plan of action to help your clients with diabetes overcome their performance issues.
Participate with your clients in maximizing the potential action of their insulin through physical training and identifying factors that may lead to low blood glucose.
eBook: Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes | Level 3. Author Sheri Colberg-Ochs. Publisher Diabetes Motion Academy. 115pp. 3570 KB. Downloadable.
Videos: These are supplemental online learning resources to the Diabetes Training Program Level 3. The videos are synced with the Sections of the text and continuing education exam. Use these videos to enhance your learning experience and augment your athletic training expertise when working with diabetic and prediabetic clients.
Upon completing your order, you will receive an automated email with instructions and links for downloading your exam and eBook, and a website address that offers access to the instructional videos.
Continuing Education Info
Accepted by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) and may be used towards the continuing education (CE) requirement for Athletic Trainers (ATC). View more here.
Accepted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and may be used towards the continuing education credit (CEC) requirement for ACSM professionals. View more here.