Self-Study: Nutritonal Supplements for the Treatment and Prevention of Sports-Related Concussion- Evidence Still Lacking

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The computer-based self-study will help ASPDA members better understand the science behind nutrition supplementation and the treatment and preventin of sport-related concussions.

Course objectives include: 

  • Describe the characteristics of a concussion
  • Identify supplements of interest and their proposed mechanism of action related to the treatment of concussion
  • Discuss the limitations of existing evidence related to concussion and supplementation.

American Sports and Performance Dietitians Association (Accredited Provider CP294) is approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration to provide continuing education to Registered Dietitians. This program is eligible for .5 CPEU.  The entire couse including the learner's assessment and course evaluation must be completed to receive the CDR certificate.  Additionally, feedback on the quality of the activity content can be sent directly to CDR ([email protected])


Course Bibliography: 

Trojian, Thomas H., et al. “Nutritional Supplements for the Treatment and Prevention of Sports-Related Concussion—Evidence Still Lacking.” Current Sports Medicine Reports, vol. 16, no. 4, 2017, pp. 247–255., doi:10.1249/jsr.0000000000000387.

Oliver, Jonathan M. et al. “Protection Before Impact: The Potential Neuroprotective Role of Nutritional Supplementation in Sports-Related Head Trauma” Sports Medicine, vol 48, no 51, 2018, pp. 39-52. Doi: 10.1007/s40279-017-0847-3