Nutrition for Sport and Exercise / Edition 2

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise / Edition 2

by Marie Dunford
     
 


Insightful, well-organized, and clearly written, NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 2nd Edition integrates nutrition and exercise physiology principles, emphasizing scientific reasoning and examining research studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. In addition, the text helps you translate these nutrition recommendations to… See more details below

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Insightful, well-organized, and clearly written, NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 2nd Edition integrates nutrition and exercise physiology principles, emphasizing scientific reasoning and examining research studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. In addition, the text helps you translate these nutrition recommendations to specific plans for the appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages, and/or supplements to support training, performance, and recovery. The authors carefully illustrate the links between exercise, nutrition, and, the ultimate goals, optimal performance and health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840068293
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/03/2011
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
1,155,828
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Sports Nutrition. 2. Defining and Measuring Energy. 3. Energy Systems and Exercise. 4. Carbohydrates. 5. Proteins. 6. Fats. 7. Water and Electrolytes. 8. Vitamins. 9. Minerals. 10. Diet-Planning: Food First, Supplements Second. 11. Weight and Body Composition. 12. Disordered Eating and Exercise Patterns in Athletes. 13. Diet and Exercise for Lifelong Fitness and Health.

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