Why study research methods?

Learning how to research allows you to be a better practitioner, in any field, or to simply cut the BS and find out what the science actually says (not what second-hand reports tell you!)
This course is a must for any practitioner or anyone passionate about science, health, and fitness.

  • Taught by renowned practitioner-researcher-athlete Eric Helms PhD

  • Teaches you how to find, read, and analyse scientific papers

  • Shows you how to translate your findings into evidence-based content and practice

  • Study at your own pace, start any time!

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction to Research for Practitioners
    • Essential Information
  • 2
    Evidence Based Practice
  • 3
    Hierarchies of Evidence
    • Types of evidence
    • Foundations of Nutrition Science Text Book
  • 4
    Interpreting Research
    • Interpreting research Part 1.
    • Interpreting research part 2.
    • The Basics of How to Interpret Research
  • 5
    Creating Evidence Based Content
    • Creating evidence-based content
  • 6
    Research Article Assignment
    • Research Article Upload
    • Research Article Exemplar
    • Marking Schedule


  • Eric  Helms

    Senior Lecturer

    Eric Helms

    Eric Helms PhD is a coach, athlete, author, and educator. He earned pro status as a natural bodybuilder with the PNBA in 2011 and competes with the IPF at international level events as an unequipped powerlifter. Eric has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition journals and writes for commercial fitness publications.


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