Sports and Fitness Nutrition (with InfoTrac ) / Edition 1

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Overview

SPORTS AND FITNESS NUTRITION is a unique offering to the sports and nutrition milieu. The text differs from its competitors with its extensive, up-to-date coverage of nutrition supplements and unique chapter devoted to specific training and nutrition applications for more than a dozen sports. It provides strong research-oriented, in-depth coverage of both nutrition and exercise physiology and does so while delivering practical, applied information useful to students who will counsel and provide dietary and training guidelines to athletes. SPORTS AND FITNESS NUTRITION is a unique offering to the sports and nutrition milieu. The text differs from its competitors with its extensive, up-to-date coverage of nutrition supplements and unique chapter devoted to specific training and nutrition applications for more than a dozen sports. It provides strong research-oriented, in-depth coverage of both nutrition and exercise physiology and does so while delivering practical, applied information useful to students who will counsel and provide dietary and training guidelines to athletes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534575649
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/10/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert E.C. Wildman Ph.D., R.D., received his B.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988, M.S. in Food and Nutrition from The Florida State University in 1991, and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in Human Nutrition in 1994. Dr. Wildman is currently an Associate Professor in the Nutrition Program at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, LA. He is also author of ADVANCED HUMAN NUTRITION AND THE NUTRITIONIST and editor of THE HANDBOOK OF NUTRACEUTICALS AND FUNCTIONAL FOOD. Dr. Wildman serves as the nutritionist for the University of Louisiana varsity and club athletic teams and is a consultant for product and educational development for several companies and corporations.

Barry S. Miller Ph.D. received his B.A. in Physical Education from California State University at Chico in 1987, M.S. in Physical Education/Biomechanics from CSU, Chico, in 1990, and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology with emphasis in Biomechanics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 1997. Dr. Miller is currently an assistant director of recreation and assistant professor in Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of Delaware. He plays an active role in training the Fitness Program's student staff in sports and nutrition fitness. He also serves as an advisor to many recreation participants and athletes on campus.

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Table of Contents

Unit I: NUTRITION, EXERCISE, HEALTH AND FITNESS. 1. Nutrition, Exercise and Health. 2. Anatomy and Physiology of Exercise. 3. Basic Concepts in Exercise and Fitness. Unit II: ENERGY, BODY WEIGHT/COMPOSITION AND EXERCISE. 4. Carbohydrate and Exercise. 5. Amino Acids, Protein and Exercise. 6. Fat and Exercise. 7. Energy Balance, Body Weight and Composition. Unit III: VITAMINS, MINERALS, WATER AND EXERCISE. 8. Water, Hydration and Exercise. 9. Vitamins and Exercise. 10. Minerals and Exercise. Unit IV: APPLIED SPORT AND FITNESS NUTRITION CONCEPTS. 11. Sport Food, Drinks and Supplements and Ergogenic Aids. 12. Strength and Resistance Exercise and Training. 13. Endurance Exercise and Training. 14. Training and Nutrition for Specific Sports. 15. Nutrition, Exercise and Special Populations. Appendix A: The RDAs and DRIs. Appendix B: Diet Assessment and Nutrition Screening Tools. Appendix C: List of Web Sites. Appendix D: Energy Expenditure of Different Activities. Appendix E: Molecular Structures of Key Nutrients. Appendix F: Answers to Study Questions. Appendix G: Glossary.

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