NSCA's Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition

NSCA's Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition

by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
     
 

NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition will lead you through the key concepts of sport and exercise nutrition so that you can assess an individual’s nutrition status and—if it falls within your scope of practice—develop customized nutrition plans.

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NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition will lead you through the key concepts of sport and exercise nutrition so that you can assess an individual’s nutrition status and—if it falls within your scope of practice—develop customized nutrition plans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736083492
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
02/13/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
640,688
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 Foods and Fluids for Training and Sport Performance Bill I. Campbell Marie A. Spano 1

New Developments in Nutrition Research 2

Topics in Nutrition and Performance 3

Professional Applications 9

Summary Points 10

2 Carbohydrate Donovan L. Fogt 11

Types of Carbohydrate 12

Carbohydrate Regulation in the Body 18

Carbohydrate and Performance 25

Professional Applications 30

Summary Points 31

3 Protein Richard B. Kreider 33

Protein in the Body 33

Types of Protein 36

Protein and Performance 43

Professional Applications 46

Summary Points 47

4 Fat Lonnie Lowery 49

Fat Digestion and Absorption 49

Types of Fat 51

Dietary Fat and Performance 60

Professional Applications 67

Summary Points 69

5 Fluids Bob Seebohar 71

Fluid Balance During Exercise 73

Measuring Hydration Status 76

Hydration and Performance 77

Age-Related Fluid Needs 81

Professional Applications 84

Summary Points 85

6 Vitamins and Minerals Henry C. Lukaski 87

Micronutrient Requirements for Athletes 90

Vitamins and Performance 92

Minerals and Performance 99

Professional Applications 106

Summary Points 108

7 Strength and Power Supplements Colin Wilborn Bill I. Campbell 109

Creatine 112

HMB 115

Protein and Amino Acids 117

Beta-Alanine 121

Professional Applications 123

Summary Points 125

8 Aerobic Endurance Supplements Bob Seebohar 127

Sport Drinks as Ergogenic Aids 127

Amino Acids and Protein for Aerobic Endurance Athletes 131

High Molecular Weight Carbohydrates 136

Caffeine 138

Sodium Bicarbonate and Citrate 141

Professional Applications 142

Summary Points 146

9 Nutrient Timing Chad M. Kerksick 149

Nutrient Timing and Aerobic Endurance Performance 150

Nutrient Intake and Recovery 161

Nutrient Timing, Resistance Training, and Strength and Power Performance 165

Professional Applications 176

Summary Points 181

10 Energy Expenditure and Body Composition Paul La Bounty Jose Antonio 183

Energy Balance 184

Hypocaloric Diets 186

Hypercaloric Diets 194

Sport Supplements to Improve Body Composition 197

Professional Applications 200

Summary Points 201

11 Nutritional Needs Analysis Marie A. Spano 203

Measuring Body Composition 203

Recording and Analyzing Food Intake 209

Professional Applications 215

Summary Points 218

12 Consultation and Development of Athlete Plans Amanda Carlson Phillips 223

Providing Nutrition Knowledge 224

Maintaining Confidentiality 226

Developing the Athlete's Nutrition Plan 229

Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating 240

Female Athlete Triad 244

Professional Applications 245

Summary Points 246

References 249

Index 301

About the Editors 309

Contributors 311

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