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

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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.

Discusses total calories & protein intake/review of healing process in connective tissues/fat-soluble vitamins/etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849379130
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/25/1994
  • Series: Nutrition in Exercise & Sport Series, #4
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Review of Biological Background
Review of Connective and Musculoskeletal Tissues
Total Calories and Protein Intake
Total Calories
Protein, Protein Hydrolysates, Amino Acid Mixtures
Single Amino Acids
Branched Chain Amino Acids (Leucine, Isoleucine, Valine)
Histidine and Carnosine
Sulfhydryl Amino Acids (Methionine, Cysteine) and Sulfhydryl Compounds
Ornithine and Ornithine-a-Ketoglutarate (OKG)
Proline and Hydroxyproline
Amino Acid Summary
Guidelines for Use
Fats, Fatty Acids, and Lipids
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
Roles and Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Dietary Sources and Influences
Animal Studies
Human Studies
Guidelines for Use
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Roles and Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Dietary Sources and Influences
Human Studies
Guidelines for Use
Calcium and Magnesium
Bone Meal (Ossopan, Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite, MCHC)
Trace Minerals
Ultratrace Minerals
Other Ultratrace Elements
Normal Cellular Components: Proteases, Nucleic Acids, and Antioxidant Enzymes
Proteases (Proteolytic Enzymes)
Nucleotides (RNA)
Antioxidant Enzymes
Green-Lipped Mussels (Perna canaliculus)
Cartilage Powders
Chondroitin Sulfates
Hyaluronan (Hyaluronate, Hyaluronic Acid)
Rumalon and Arteparon
Glucosamine Salts
Nonessential Dietary Components: Bioflavonoids and Curcumin
Curcumin (Turmeric)
Nutrients Applied to Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
General Dietary Guidelines
Acute Injuries
Chronic Injuries and Conditions
Summary and Conclusions

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