Nutrition Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine (Nutrition in Exercise and Sports) / Edition 1

Nutrition Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine (Nutrition in Exercise and Sports) / Edition 1

by Luke R. Bucci
     
 

This timely and exciting new book brings together for the first time the readily available choices of dietary supplements and their relationship to injury rehabilitation. Nutrition Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine supports the rational use of specific nutrients for specific healing conditions. Guidelines for nutritional programs applied to

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This timely and exciting new book brings together for the first time the readily available choices of dietary supplements and their relationship to injury rehabilitation. Nutrition Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine supports the rational use of specific nutrients for specific healing conditions. Guidelines for nutritional programs applied to specific conditions are provided for practical application.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849379130
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/25/1994
Series:
Nutrition in Exercise & Sport Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Review of Biological Background
Introduction
Review of Connective and Musculoskeletal Tissues
Total Calories and Protein Intake
Total Calories
Protein, Protein Hydrolysates, Amino Acid Mixtures
Single Amino Acids
Introduction
Arginine
Aspartates
Branched Chain Amino Acids (Leucine, Isoleucine, Valine)
Glutamine
Glycine
Histidine and Carnosine
Sulfhydryl Amino Acids (Methionine, Cysteine) and Sulfhydryl Compounds
Ornithine and Ornithine-a-Ketoglutarate (OKG)
Proline and Hydroxyproline
Phenylalanine
Tryptophan
Amino Acid Summary
Guidelines for Use
Fats, Fatty Acids, and Lipids
Introduction
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)
Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone)
Summary and Guidelines
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin A (Retinols) and b-Carotene
Vitamin D (Calciferols)
Vitamin E (Tocopherols)
Vitamin K
B Vitamins
Introduction
Roles and Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Assessment
Intakes
Dietary Sources and Influences
Animal Studies
Human Studies
Safety
Summary
Guidelines for Use
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Introduction
Roles and Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Assessment
Intakes
Dietary Sources and Influences
Human Studies
Safety
Summary
Guidelines for Use
Calcium and Magnesium
Calcium
Bone Meal (Ossopan, Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite, MCHC)
Magnesium
Trace Minerals
Iron
Zinc
Copper
Manganese
Ultratrace Minerals
Boron
Fluoride
Selenium
Silicon
Other Ultratrace Elements
Normal Cellular Components: Proteases, Nucleic Acids, and Antioxidant Enzymes
Proteases (Proteolytic Enzymes)
Nucleotides (RNA)
Antioxidant Enzymes
Glycosaminoglycans
Introduction
Green-Lipped Mussels (Perna canaliculus)
Cartilage Powders
Chondroitin Sulfates
Hyaluronan (Hyaluronate, Hyaluronic Acid)
Rumalon and Arteparon
Glucosamine Salts
Nonessential Dietary Components: Bioflavonoids and Curcumin
Bioflavonoids
Curcumin (Turmeric)
Nutrients Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
General Dietary Guidelines
Acute Injuries
Chronic Injuries and Conditions
Summary and Conclusions
References
Index

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