People who perform intense Physical Exercise on a regular basis need to eat a balanced diet rich in nutrients, so it is important to have Professionals capable of guiding them in nutritional matters’’


Sports Nutrition is a booming field of work. In recent years there has been a boom in Sports Nutrition. More and more people have introduced sport into their daily lives, and this requires specific energy needs that, without the help of a Professional, cannot be adequately acquired.

This program offers the student the possibility of expanding and updating knowledge in Sports Nutrition, using the latest educational technology. It offers a global vision of Clinical and Sports Nutrition, while focusing on the most important and innovative aspects: invisible training or adequate diet for athletes, and nutrition before, during, and after exercise.

In this way, this program allows specialization in the field of Sports Nutrition in areas of special interest such as: nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics, nutrition and obesity, hospital dietetics, nutritional trends and specific needs of elite athletes.

The teaching team of this professional master’s degree in Sports Nutrition has made a careful selection of each of the topics of this specialization in order to offer students the most complete study opportunity possible and always linked to current events.

As it is an online professional master’s degree, the student is not bound by fixed schedules or the need to move to another physical location, rather, they can access the content at any time of the day, balancing their professional or personal life with their academic life.

Only with a proper specialization, you will know the best way to advise your patients in nutritional matters’’

This professional master’s degree in Sports Nutrition contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include:

  • The graphic, schematic and practical contents of the course are designed to provide all the essential information required for professional practice
  • Exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system, designed for decision-making for patients with nutritional challenges
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This professional master’s degree is the best investment you can make when selecting a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge of Sports Nutrition, you will obtain a qualification from TECH Global University’’

It includes, in its teaching staff, professionals belonging to the field of nutrition, who bring to this program the experience of their work, in addition to recognized specialists from reference societies and prestigious universities.

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive learning programmed to study in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in Sports Nutrition with extensive experience. 

This professional master’s degree offers education in simulated environments, which provides an immersive learning experience designed to prepare for real-life situations"


This 100% online professional master’s degree will allow you to balance your studies with your professional work while increasing your knowledge in this field"


The main objective of the program is the development of theoretical and practical learning, so that the nutrition professional can master in a practical and rigorous way the study of Sports Nutrition.


This refresher program will provide you with a sense of confidence in your daily work, which will help you grow both personally and professionally”

General objectives

  • Update the nutritionist's knowledge of new trends in human nutrition, both in health and in pathological situations through evidence-based medicine
  • Promote work strategies based on the practical knowledge of the new trends in nutrition and its application to adult pathologies, where nutrition plays a fundamental role in treatment
  • Encourage the acquisition of technical skills and abilities, through a powerful audiovisual system, and the possibility of development through online simulation workshops and/or specific education
  • Encourage professional stimulation through continuous education and research
  • Prepare the professional for research into patients with nutritional problems

Specific objectives

Module 1. New Developments in Food 

  • Analyze the different methods for assessing nutritional status 
  • Interpret and integrate anthropometric, clinical, biochemical, hematological, immunological, and pharmacological data in the patient's nutritional assessment and dietary-nutritional treatment

Module 2. Current Trends in Nutrition 

  • Early detection and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative deviations from the nutritional balance due to excess or deficiency 
  • Describe the composition and utilities of new foods

Module 3. Assessment of Nutritional Status and Diet. Practical Application 

  • Explain the different techniques and products of basic and advanced nutritional support related to the nutrition of the patient
  • Explain the correct use of ergogenic aids

Module 4. Sports Nutrition  

  • Identify psychological disorders related to the practice of sport and nutrition

Module 5. Muscle and Metabolic Physiology Associated with Exercise 

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the structure of skeletal muscle
  • Understand in depth the functioning of skeletal muscle
  • Delve into the understanding of the most important changes that occur in athletes
  • To delve into the mechanisms of energy production based on the type of exercise performed
  • Further understanding of the interaction between the different energy systems that make up the muscle energy metabolism

Module 6. Vegetarianism and Veganism 

  • Differentiate between the different types of vegetarian athletes
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the main mistakes made
  • Treat the notable nutritional deficiencies of sportsmen and sportswomen
  • Manage skills to provide the athlete with the most effective tools to combine foods

Module 7. Different Stages or Specific Population Groups 

  • Explain the specific physiological characteristics to be taken into account in the nutritional approach of different groups
  • Understand in depth the external and internal factors that influence the nutritional approach to these groups

Module 8. Nutrition for Functional Recovery and Rehabilitation 

  • Approach the concept of integral nutrition as a key element in the process of readaptation and functional recovery
  • Distinguish the different structures and properties of both macronutrients and micronutrients
  • Prioritize the importance of both water intake and hydration in the recovery process
  • Analyze the different types of phytochemicals and their essential role in improving the state of health and regeneration of the organism

Module 9. Food, Health and Disease Prevention: Current Issues and Recommendations for the General Population

  • Analyze patient's eating habits, as well as their problems and motivation 
  • Update nutritional recommendations based on scientific evidence for their application in clinical practice
  • Prepare for the design of nutritional education strategies and patient care

Module 10. Assessment of Nutritional Status and Calculation of Personalized Nutritional Plans, Recommendations and Monitoring 

  • Adequate assessment of the clinical case, interpretation of causes and risks
  • Personalized calculation of nutritional plans taking into account all individual variables 
  • Planning nutritional plans and models for a complete and practical recommendation

A unique, key and decisive training experience to boost your professional development"

Professional Master's Degree in Sports Nutrition

Due to current trends regarding the establishment of physical activity as an indispensable element of the daily routine of most individuals, sports nutrition accompaniment has gained prominence as one of the specialties of the nutrition sector with the highest demand at present. This situation has been evidenced in the exponential growth of occupational opportunities available to professional experts in the field. Understanding the need for academic updating that accompanies the growing interest of nutritionists for optimal access to this important labor field, at TECH Global University we have designed our Professional Master's Degree program in Sports Nutrition. In this postgraduate program, special attention will be paid to new trends and approaches to dietary planning adapted to the various sports modalities. In addition, it will deepen in the modernization of the following aspects: the knowledge of the guidelines and elements that determine the correct nutrition in the different phases of sports practice; and the identification of the various methodologies used in the processes of assessment of the specific energy needs of the athlete.

Study an Online Professional Master's Degree in Sports Nutrition

The diversity of contexts and scenarios that modern sports nutrition support must face, such as the development of injuries or the possible decrease in the physical performance of the athlete, make this specialty a highly demanding field with respect to the degree of preparation and knowledge of its professionals. In our Professional Master's Degree program you will approach sports nutrition from the identification of the new scopes, opportunities and possibilities of intervention in the sector, contemplating, in turn, the updating of the following topics: the particularities and elements to be taken into account in the correct nutritional advice in the process of recovery from a sports injury; and the knowledge of current nutritional trends and their impact on the development of dietary plans applied to high performance athletes.