FRED BROUNS is an internationally recognised authority in the field of sports nutrition and supplementation. Over the years he has been consultant to The International Olympic Committee, to numerous National Olympic Committees and Sports Federations, the Dutch Soccer Team, Professional cycling teams, the Dutch Olympic team and many others.
Essentials of Sports Nutrition / Edition 2by 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/i>… See more details below
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.
- 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.
"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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- 6.28(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.78(d)
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Table of Contents
|Pt. I||Nutritional Aspects of Macronutrients in Sport||7|
|Ch. 2||Carbohydrate (CHO)||9|
|Pt. II||Aspects of Dehydration and Rehydration in Sport||61|
|Ch. 5||Fluids and Electrolytes||63|
|Pt. III||Nutritional Aspects of Micronutrients in Sport||81|
|Ch. 7||Trace Elements||99|
|Ch. 9||Antioxidants and Exercise Induced Free Radicals||121|
|Pt. IV||Nutritional Ergogenics and Metabolism||131|
|Ch. 10||Nutritional Ergogenics||133|
|Ch. 11||Eating Disorders in Athletes||163|
|Ch. 12||From Theory to Practice||167|
|Ch. 13||A Brief Outline of Metabolism||183|
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