Essentials of Sports Nutrition / Edition 2

Essentials of Sports Nutrition / Edition 2

by Fred Brouns, Cerestar-Cargill
     
 

Essentials of Sports Nutrition, Second Edition, is a thoroughly updated and comprehensive new edition of the very successful Nutritional Needs of Athletes. This textbook provides a concise introduction to the relationship between nutrition and physical performance. The nutritional aspects of macro and micronutrients and fluids are discussed, followed by

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Essentials of Sports Nutrition, Second Edition, is a thoroughly updated and comprehensive new edition of the very successful Nutritional Needs of Athletes. This textbook provides a concise introduction to the relationship between nutrition and physical performance. The nutritional aspects of macro and micronutrients and fluids are discussed, followed by other issues such as storage, metabolism, effects of exercise, dietary requirements, supplementation and guidelines for sports practice.

Features include:

  • Comprehensive coverage.

  • Clear and concise format.

  • Chapter summaries for quick reference.

  • New coverage of:
    selected sports nutraceuticals how to improve fatty acid metabolism antioxidants and exercise-induced free radicalseating disorders in athletes applying theory to practice

  • Over 400 references.
Each chapter is easy to read and well organised, ensuring that this is an invaluable textbook for all students of sport and exercise science, sports medicine and human nutrition. In addition, it will provide an excellent reference for dieticians, athletes, sports coaches and teachers of physical education.

"Fred Brouns is an internationally recognised scholar in sports nutrition. Excellent additions for the second edition" Melvin Williams, Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science, Physical Education and Recreation, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

"A comprehensive coverage in a clear and concise manner. The proposed updates are highly relevant and appropriate" Clyde Williams, Professor of Sports Science, Department of Physical Education, Sports Science and Recreation Management, Loughborough University, UK

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471497646
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/16/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Ch. 1Introduction1
Pt. INutritional Aspects of Macronutrients in Sport7
Ch. 2Carbohydrate (CHO)9
Ch. 3Fat31
Ch. 4Protein51
Pt. IIAspects of Dehydration and Rehydration in Sport61
Ch. 5Fluids and Electrolytes63
Pt. IIINutritional Aspects of Micronutrients in Sport81
Ch. 6Minerals83
Ch. 7Trace Elements99
Ch. 8Vitamins107
Ch. 9Antioxidants and Exercise Induced Free Radicals121
Pt. IVNutritional Ergogenics and Metabolism131
Ch. 10Nutritional Ergogenics133
Ch. 11Eating Disorders in Athletes163
Ch. 12From Theory to Practice167
Ch. 13A Brief Outline of Metabolism183
References193
Index219

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