Nutrition and Sport: Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States.
It addresses the key issues relating to sport and exercise nutrition by employing a critical review perspective. Sport and exercise nutrition has been recognised as a major component of any sports science/studies course for many years now. In this book, Don Mclaren has bought together many of the key issues in the field, written by recognised experts, to provide an outstanding sports nutrition treatise. The chapters focus on the key areas endemic to any sports nutrition programme.

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"This text will remain a heavily used item on my bookshelf as I prepare lecture content and learning aids, assist students in their post graduate research, and even assist my own development of research questions and methodological design. I thoroughly recommend this text for all exercise physiologists, sport and exercise scientists, and utritionists/dieticians."
Robert A.Robergs, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Physical Therapy in Sport 9(2008)209–210
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Meet the Author

Editor of over 5 books and book chapters, and over 50 peer reviewed scientific papers. Fellow of the European College of Sports Sciences; Fellow of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences; Chair 'Sports Nutrition Interest Group' - BASES; Committee member - Nutrition Society's 'Sports & Exercise Nutrition Working Party'

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Table of Contents


Contributors     vii
Preface     xi
Assessment of energy expenditure   Klaas R Westerterp     1
Dietary survey methods   Allan Hackett     21
Carbohydrate as an energy source for sport and exercise   Clyde Williams     41
The role of fats as an energy source   Asker Jeukendrup     73
Protein and amino acid requirements for athletes   Joanna L Bowtell     93
Micronutrients important for exercise   Kathleen Woolf   Melinda M Manore     119
Maintenance of fluid balance in sport and exercise   Susan Shirreffs     137
Antioxidants and free radicals   Graeme L Close   Frank McArdle     153
Dietary supplements and nutritional ergogenic aids   Ron J Maughan     177
Nutritional concerns of female athletes   Katherine A Beals   Melinda M Manore     187
Chronobiology and nutrition   Jim Waterhouse     207
The practical aspects of sports nutrition   Jeanette Crosland     229
Glossary     243
Index     249
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