Sports and Exercise Nutrition / Edition 2

Sports and Exercise Nutrition / Edition 2

by William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch
     
 

ISBN-10: 078174993X

ISBN-13: 9780781749930

Pub. Date: 03/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its Second Edition, this text provides a strong foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics and explains how these principles work in the real world of human physical activity and sports competition. This edition has separate, detailed chapters on nutrition recommendations for physically active persons and recommendations geared

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Now in its Second Edition, this text provides a strong foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics and explains how these principles work in the real world of human physical activity and sports competition. This edition has separate, detailed chapters on nutrition recommendations for physically active persons and recommendations geared specifically to those in intense training and sports competition. Case study activities in each chapter involve readers in specific nutritional assessment problems. The book addresses current issues such as low-carbohydrate diets, obesity, various food pyramids, and the special needs of children, the elderly, and pregnant and lactating women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781749930
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
619
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: Food Nutrients: Structure, Function and Digestion, Absorption, and Assimilation
Chapter 1- The Macronutrients
Chapter 2 -The Micronutrients and Water
Chapter 3 - Digestion and Absorption of the Food Nutrients

SECTION II: Nutrient Bioenergetics in Exercise and Training
Chapter 4 - Nutrient Role in Bioenergetics
Chapter 5 - Macronutrient Metabolism in Exercise and Training
Chapter 6 - Measurement of Energy in Food and During Physical Activity

SECTION III: Optimal Nutrition for the Physically Active Person: Making Informed and Healthful Choices
Chapter 7 - Nutritional Recommendations for the Physically Active Person
Chapter 8 - Nutritional Considerations for Intense Training and Sports Competition
Chapter 9 - Making Wise Choices in the Nutrition Marketplace

SECTION IV: Thermoregulation and Fluid Balance During Heat Stress
Chapter 10 - Exercise Thermoregulation, Fluid Balance, and Rehydration

SECTION V: Purported Ergogenic Aids
Chapter 11 - Pharmacologic and Chemical Ergogenic Aids Evaluated
Chapter 12 - Nutritional Ergogenic Aids Evaluated

SECTION VI: Body Composition, Weight Control, and Disordered Eating Behaviors
Chapter 13 - Body Composition Assessment and Sport-Specific Observations
Chapter 14 - Energy Balance, Exercise, and Weight Control
Chapter 15 - Disordered Eating

Appendix A - Nurtritive Values for Common Foods, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverages, and Specialty and Fast Food Items
Appendix B - Energy Expenditure in Household, Occupational, Recreational, and Sports Activities
Appendix C - Assessment of Energy and Nutrient Intakes: Three Day Dietary Survey
Appendix D - Body Composition Assessment
Appendix E - Body Composition Characteristics of Athletes in Different Sports
Appendix F - Assessment of Physical Activity
Appendix G - Body Profile Analysis

Index

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