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References for Board Certification as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics Examination

Be sure to review the exam content outline before selecting the references you need.

Sports Dietetics Practice

Burke LM and Deakin V (eds). Clinical Sports Nutrition, 5th ed. Australia: McGraw-Hill; 2015.
ISBN: 978-1743073681


Karpinski C and Rosenbloom C.  Sports Nutrition: A Handbook for Professionals. 6th ed. Chicago, IL: SCAN Dietetics Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2017.  ISBN:  978-0880919753

Maughan R.  Sports Nutrition, the Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine an IOC Medical Commission Publication. Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley and Sons, Ltd; 2014.  ISBN:  978-1118275764

Sports Nutrition-Exercise Physiology
Dunford M and Doyle JA. Nutrition for Sport and Exercise, 4th ed.  Boston, MA: Cengage; 2018.  ISBN:  9781337556767

McArdle WD, Katch FI, and Katch VL. Sports & Exercise Nutrition, 5th ed.  Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2019. 
ISBN:  978-1496377357

Williams M.  Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2016. 
ISBN: 978-0078021350

Exercise Physiology
McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance. 8th ed. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins; 2014.  ISBN: 978-1451191554

Position Papers
De Souza MJ, et al.  2014 Female Athlete Triad Coalition Consensus Statement on Treatment and Return to Play of the Female Athlete Triad:  1st International Conference held in San Francisco, California, May 2012 and 2nd International Conference held in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 2013.  Br J Sports Med 2014; 48:289.

Mountjoy M, et al.   The IOC consensus statement: beyond the Female Athlete Triad—Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S).  Br J Sports Med 2014; 48:491–497.

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: Nutrition and athletic performance. J Acad Nutr Diet.  2016; 116(3): 501-528.

Sawka MN, Burke L, Eichner R, Maughan RJ, Montain SJ, Stachenfeld N. American College of Sports Medicine. Exercise and fluid replacement position stand. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2007; 377-390.

Note: The references listed above are suggestions. It should not be inferred that studying these references will ensure success on the examination nor should it be assumed that items on the examination are based on any specific resource listed.