Performance Nutrition Academy – Frequently Asked Questions

Performance Nutrition Academy Ltd. is a flexible sports nutrition education program designed for sports professionals, athletes, coaches, and families. It offers the most current sports nutrition information through an online platform that allows you to learn at your own pace. 

All lectures and course materials were designed by two Registered Sport & Performance Dietitians, Angela Dufour and Nancy Fong, who have over 25 years of experience in the field. Angela and Nancy have worked on numerous national and international multidisciplinary teams, which provides them with the knowledge base to share this information with exercise professionals. 

Performance Nutrition Academy courses are open to all exercise professionals, including both CSEP members and non-members. Anyone looking to help improve their athletes’/clients’ health and performance through sports nutrition. 

Sports nutrition plays a crucial role in not only performance and overall health, but it also helps athletes achieve their training goals, increase their power & speed, maintain peak performance, and decrease time to return to play after an injury or illness. 

By taking a PNA course, you’ll learn at your own pace with current research, real-life applications and engaging activities to enable you to be an asset to your athlete’s health and performance.

Are you ready to take your athletes’ or clients’ performance to the next level? Get the latest nutrition information to support them on a variety of topics, including:

  • Focus on carbohydrates;
  • RED-s;
  • Body weight management;
  • Nutrition & environmental conditions;
  • Illness and injury management;
  • Nutrition for the travelling athlete;
  • Vegetarian and vegan diets;
  • Nutrition for pregnant athletes; and
  • Hydration & temperature regulation.

The PNA courses can be accessed through CSEP’s online store at

The prices for a PNA course range from $29.99 – 39.99 for a single course up to $189 for a comprehensive bundle for exercise professionals, such as Sports Nutrition Basics.

While the Performance Nutrition Academy online learning modules are open to all, CSEP members receive a 20% discount on their purchases.

Depending on the module, CSEP professional members can obtain up to 18 PD credits towards their maintenance of certification after course completion.

Each course should take 1-2 hours to complete, whereas bundles will take up to 3-5 hours. Most videos are approximately 1 hour long, and each course’s additional information can take 1 hour to review/complete.

Each course has a lecture video, printable slides, handouts, resources, a worksheet, and a quiz. All sections must be completed in order for the student to receive their certificate.

Each course has a short worksheet and quiz to test the student’s knowledge. For the student to receive their certificate, they must complete both of these.


For any other questions related to these online module offerings, please contact the CSEP Member Services team at