DRAWING THE LINE: Understanding the Scope of Practice Among Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Exercise Professionals
ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal
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Apply It! After reading this article, the reader will be able to: Distinguish the scope of practice (what professionals are qualified to do, given their educational background and training) among nutrition and exercise professionals. Provide guidelines that address 1) minimizing legal liability associated with providing nutrition information without a state license or other appropriate credentials, and 2) minimizing risk and unintended consequences associated with providing nutrition, diet, or exercise counseling by those without appropriate knowledge and/or credentials.
Kruskall, L. J.,
Manore, M. M.,
Eickhoff-Shemek, J. M.,
Ehrman, J. K.
DRAWING THE LINE: Understanding the Scope of Practice Among Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Exercise Professionals.
ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 21(1),