Free CEU Course study materials brought to you by EAS Academy

Welcome to the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) section of the EAS Academy site. We partner with accredited associations, such as the American Council on Exercise (ACE), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), to offer CEUs you need to keep current.

  1. Many athletes are tempted to use prohormones, anabolic steroids, and other prohibited substances in an effort to improve performance. This presentation addresses basic questions regarding the efficacy, legality, and safety of these substances.

    • Carbohydrates: Definitions, Digestion, and Absorption
    • Review of Carbohydrate Metabolism
    • Carbohydrates: Glycogen Storage

    • Properties of Carbohydrates: Considerations for Sports Performance
    • Carbohydrates and Performance
    • General Recommendations for Carbohydrate Intake During Exercise

  2. Table of Contents:

    • Creatine basics—what, where, and why
    • Pathway
    • Benefits for athletes
    • Evidence base
    • Supplementation protocol
    • Safety

  3. In this video presentation from the 2012 NSCA Conference, Dr. Jacob Wilson, University of Tampa, unveils exciting new research on the benefits of HMB supplementation for improved strength, lean body mass, and recovery from overtraining in highly trained athletes.

  4. What is a macronutrient? Why are some nutrients essential and others not? What is the difference between the DRI and RDI? This slide set covers some of the basic concepts in nutrition and also helps to clear up some of the confusion regarding food labeling standards and dietary recommendations.