Nutritional Ergogenic Aids

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids

by Ira Wolinsky, Judy A. Driskell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 084931626X

ISBN-13: 9780849316265

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids provides an up-to-date review of what is hypothetical and what is known about nutritional ergogenic aids and dietary supplements used for enhancing physical and athletic performance. Among the 23 aids discussed are branched-chain amino acids, carnitine, creatine, glucosamine, chrondroitin sulfate, taurine, biocarbonates, and ginseng.

Overview

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids provides an up-to-date review of what is hypothetical and what is known about nutritional ergogenic aids and dietary supplements used for enhancing physical and athletic performance. Among the 23 aids discussed are branched-chain amino acids, carnitine, creatine, glucosamine, chrondroitin sulfate, taurine, biocarbonates, and ginseng. Research conducted primarily with data available from human studies is analyzed and discussed. The book presents information and guidelines on safe use and provides a scientific basis regarding the benefits, shortcomings, and usefulness of nutritional ergogenic aids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849316265
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Nutrition in Exercise and Sport Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
556
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Nutritional Ergogenic Aids provides an up-to-date review of what is hypothetical and what is known about the most extensively used nutritional ergogenic aids; dietary supplements to enhance physical and athletic performance. Among the 23 aids discussed are branched-chain amino acids, carnitine, creatine, glucosamine, chrondroitin sulfate, taurine, biocarbonates, and ginseng. Research conducted primarily with data available from human studies is analyzed and discussed. The book presents information and guidelines on safe use and provides a scientific basis regarding the benefits, shortcomings, and usefulness of nutritional ergogenic aids.

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