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Digital Seminar

GI Distress in Endurance Athletes


Speaker:
Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS II
Duration:
2 Hours 22 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jan 15, 2024
Product Code:
POS065473
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

GI distress is highly prevalent in endurance athletes and all practitioners, at some point in their careers, will certainly encounter an endurance athlete who presents with GI distress. This course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to confidently address and manage GI distress in endurance athletes of all ages. Gain insights into the latest research and best practices for optimizing gut health, enabling you to provide tailored advice and interventions: 

  • Enhance your understanding of the digestive system and distinguish IBS from IBD 
  • Deep dive into all the ‘biotics’ - prebiotics, probiotics, post biotics – and when to use each 
  • Create a GI nutrition plan to maximize gut health with foods, spices and fluids 
  • Explore GI distress specific nutrient timing strategies and other special considerations 
  • Uncover the 11 biological digestive challenges that present with aging that increase risk of GI distress 

Whether you're a physical therapist, chiropractor, athletic trainer, dietitian, strength and conditioning coach, or another healthcare professional working with endurance athletes, this course will enhance your ability to support your athletes' digestive health, improve their performance, and mitigate the discomforts of GI distress. Join us to elevate your expertise and make a significant impact on the well-being and success of the athletes in your care. 

Credit

Planning Committee Disclosure - Relevant relationships

Mitch Hauschildt receives a speaking honorarium from RockTape USA, Trigger Point, and TRX. He is a content contributor for Titan Nutrition. All relevant financial relationships with an ineligible company have been mitigated.
 
Dr. Danny Porcelli is an independent contractor presenter with RockTape USA. His relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company has been mitigated.
 
 
All other members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the remaining committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 2.25 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Physical Therapists - Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.25 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Physical Therapists - Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This self-study activity consists of 2.25 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


Physical Therapists - California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 2.25 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists - Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Physical Therapists - Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 CE credit hours.


Physical Therapists - Kentucky Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.25 continuing education credit hours. For Kentucky licensees, according to 201 KAR 22:045, this self-study educational offering may be applied toward Category 2 continued competency requirements.  Please review the regulation to determine eligibility. 


Physical Therapists - New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 2.8 contact hours.


Physical Therapists - North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216.000270. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education hours.


Physical Therapists - Oklahoma Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This asynchronous activity consists of 2.25 continuing education credit hours for Oklahoma Physical Therapists. Oklahoma Administrative Code 435:20-9-3.1 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs offered by providers approved by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Physical Therapists - Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 2.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Physical Therapists - Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: Intermediate. This activity will provide 2.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Physical Therapists - Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 2.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Physical Therapists - Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 2.25 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Physical Therapists - Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.25 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Chiropractors - Chiropractors

PESI is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. This online course consists of 2.0 CE hours of instruction in the following subjects: Anatomy (.25 hours) Evidence based outcomes (.25 hours) Nutrition (1.0 hours)Orthopedics (.25 hours) Sports Medicine (.25 hours). Approval #065473/011524. 

 

For a list of boards that accept PACE courses, please visit this website: https://pacex.fclb.org/pages/BoardRequirements.php

 

**Please note that Chiropractors and/or Chiropractor Assistants must complete the post-test and evaluation and answer yes to the PACE Chiropractor evaluation question if they would like their participation submitted to PACE.


Athletic Trainers - Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This self-study program has been approved for a maximum of 2.25 hours of Category A continuing education.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Speaker

Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS II's Profile

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Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS II, specializes in enhancing health and improving performance by improving metabolic efficiency and using nutrition periodization, which provides varying nutrition recommendations based on an athlete’s sport, training cycle, health and performance goals. He is the former Director of Sports Nutrition for the University of Florida and served as one of the first Sport Dietitians for the US Olympic Committee. Currently, Bob owns eNRG Performance and is the Sport Dietitian for the University of Denver Women’s Gymnastics Team and the University of Denver Athletics Program. As an endurance coach, exercise physiologist and strength and conditioning specialist, Bob specializes in leading athletes to optimal performance through the use of science and real-life training applications that balance life, work and family.

Bob works with a variety of athletes, from recreational all the way up to Olympians. He is also one of the very few Sport Dietitians in the country who specializes in working with young athletes. Bob enjoys challenging himself and will regularly compete in triathlon, cycling, obstacle course racing, and ultra-running. He enjoys exploring the depths of human performance through his daily training adventures.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Bob Seebohar is the owner and sport dietitian of eNRG Performance, the co-owner of Birota Foods, and the owner of All Around Snack Co. He has an employment relationship with the University of Denver and receives royalties as a published author. Bob Seebohar receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Bob Seebohar is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Professional Sport Dietitians of America.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Assess and explain the four primary causes of GI distress in endurance athletes, differentiate between IBS and IBD, and identify common symptoms and treatment approaches for GI issues such as reflux, nausea, vomiting, side-stitch, and diarrhea. 
  2. Formulate and apply comprehensive strategies to improve digestive health in endurance athletes with the utilization of dietary approaches like FODMAP, prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics. 
  3. Create and adapt a GI nutrition plan, focusing on the appropriate inclusion of proteins, fibers, fats, fluids, herbs, and spices. 

Outline

Understanding GI Distress in Runners 

  • Prominence among endurance athletes 
  • Four causes of GI distress 
    • Mechanical 
    • Neuroendocrine 
    • Nutrients and changes in transit time  
    • Splanchic blood flow 
  • Differences between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and irritable bowel disease (IBD) 
  • More common symptoms of and treatment ideas for: 
    • Reflux 
    • Nausea and vomiting 
    • Side-stitch 
    • Diarrhea 

The Digestive System 

  • Organs and their functions 
  • Mechanical digestion 
  • Chemical digestion 
  • Absorption 
  • Elimination 

Strategies to Improve Digestive Health 

  • Sugar alcohols 
  • FODMAP 
  • Prebiotics 
  • Probiotics 
  • Postbiotics 
  • Probiotic supplements 
  • Water 

GI Nutrition Plan 

  • Protein 
  • Fiber 
  • Fat 
  • Fluids 
  • Herbs and spices 

GI Nutrient Timing Strategies 

  • Special considerations 
    • High versus low carbohydrate concentration products 
    • Simple sugar versus other products 
    • Gut training 
  • Nutrient timing matrix and recommendations for athletes with GI distress 

GI distress and Masters Athletes 

  • 11 biological changes that happen with aging and how athletes can adapt accordingly 

 

Target Audience

  • Athletic Trainers
  • Chiropractors
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses, Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Podiatrists
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Other Rehabilitation and Fitness Professionals

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