Macroelements, Water, and Electrolytes in Sports Nutrition / Edition 1

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Overview

Macroelements, Water and Electrolytes in Sport Nutrition addresses the relationship of macroelement needs and interactions to sports and exe rcise. Research indicates that work capacity and other measures of phy sical performance are influenced by the intake of water as well as sev eral of the macroelements, including electrolytes. This book examines the convincing, and the not so convincing, evidence about the connecti on between exercise and sports activities and the nutrient status of i ndividuals.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

In providing provocative insights into the interrelationship of macroelements, water, and electrolytes, this book discusses energy-yielding nutrients and their digestion and absorption, simple and complex carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, amino acids, sodium, chloride, potassium, and more.

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Jack L. Smith, PhD (University of Delaware)
Description: This is a collection of basic nutritional information adapted for those participating in sports.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide information on topics of nutritional science for those participating in athletics. There is need for sound information of this type for this audience.
Audience: The audience purported for this book is the athlete and a general audience. The chapters are variable, but most are written at a level that is more appropriate for nutritional professionals and not for athletes or the general public. The authors of each chapter are all authorities in their field, but most have little or no knowledge of sports and exercise.
Features: Each chapter provides sound information in an area of nutrition that has importance in high performance exercise. Most have an isolated section that attempts to relate this importance to exercise. The best part of the book is the nutritional information provided for each topic; it is excellent for nutrition professionals. The diagnoses (for this audience) are very informative. The book fails at its attempt in taking the nutritional science to a level that the general public can understand or use.
Assessment: There are other books in this series by the same publisher that cover the same material. The other books provide as reliable information that is more applicable to exercise science. Most of this series appears to be intended for the academic community — for those who will teach the science to athletes. This book, which contains chapters by highly credible individuals, does not meet this objective as well. This is not the stated objective for this book.
Jack L. Smith
This is a collection of basic nutritional information adapted for those participating in sports. The purpose is to provide information on topics of nutritional science for those participating in athletics. There is need for sound information of this type for this audience. The audience purported for this book is the athlete and a general audience. The chapters are variable, but most are written at a level that is more appropriate for nutritional professionals and not for athletes or the general public. The authors of each chapter are all authorities in their field, but most have little or no knowledge of sports and exercise. Each chapter provides sound information in an area of nutrition that has importance in high performance exercise. Most have an isolated section that attempts to relate this importance to exercise. The best part of the book is the nutritional information provided for each topic; it is excellent for nutrition professionals. The diagnoses (for this audience) are very informative. The book fails at its attempt in taking the nutritional science to a level that the general public can understand or use. There are other books in this series by the same publisher that cover the same material. The other books provide as reliable information that is more applicable to exercise science. Most of this series appears to be intended for the academic community -- for those who will teach the science to athletes. This book, which contains chapters by highly credible individuals, does not meet this objective as well. This is not the stated objective for this book.
Booknews
Despite all the hoopla about sports and nutrition in the US, the science of nutrition has had surprisingly little impact on the education/training of sports and exercise personnel. In a dozen chapters, academics in physical education, nutrition, and the physiological sciences aim to redress this situation in sections featuring research on the relationship of exercise to macroelements, water and electrolytes, and supplements containing macroelements. Includes the American College of Sports Medicine's guidelines for fluid intake, the rationale for components added to sports drinks, and a recipe for a homemade alternative to Gatorade. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

2 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849381966
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport Series, #15
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Macroelements, Water, and Electrolytes in Sports Nutrition
Macroelements
Calcium in Exercise and Sport - F. Bronner
Phosphorus in Exercise and Sport - R.B. Kreider
Magnesium in Exercise and Sport - L.R. Brilla and V. P. Lombardi
Water and Electrolytes
Water in Exercise and Sport - P.N. Taylor, I. Wolinsky, and D.J. Klimis
Sodium in Exercise and Sport - E.R. Buskirk and W.B. Farquhar
Chloride in Exercise and Sports - C.R. Roman-Shriver and L. M. Boylan
Potassium in Exercise and Sport - L.C. Senay
Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement - C. Minson and J.R. Halliwill
Supplements Containing Macroelements
Magnesium, Phosphate, and Calcium Supplements - H. Lukaski
Sports Beverages - J.H. Burns and J.R. Berning
Summary - Macroelements, Water , and Electrolytes in Sports Nutrition - J. Driskell and I. Wolinsky
Index

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