Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins

Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins

by Judy A. Driskell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849390796

ISBN-13: 9780849390791

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Many athletes consume more saturated fat than recommended and only the minimal amount of protein in their diets. The types of fats and proteins have a strong effect on energy intake, health, and physical performance. Written by experts from several disciplines, this volume addresses fat and protein nutrition as it relates to exercise and sports. This book presents

Overview

Many athletes consume more saturated fat than recommended and only the minimal amount of protein in their diets. The types of fats and proteins have a strong effect on energy intake, health, and physical performance. Written by experts from several disciplines, this volume addresses fat and protein nutrition as it relates to exercise and sports. This book presents comprehensive information on lipids and fatty acids, including omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, as well as protein and amino acid supplements such as creatine, whey, and soy proteins. It also provides the recommended dietary proportions of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, making it a timely reference for sports and fitness professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849390791
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I
Introduction to Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins, J.J.B. Anderson
SECTION II
Fats
Total Fats, Saturated Fats, and Cholesterol, H.E. Rasmussen and J.Y. Lee
Medium-Chain Triglycerides, W. E. Billon
Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids, K.R. Lora and N. M. Lewis
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, C.G. Koster and M.A. Belury
Octacosanol and Wheat Germ Oil, S.H. Mitmesser
SECTION III
Proteins
Protein: Quantity and Quality, M.A. Tarnopolsky and B.W. Timmons
Whey, Casein, and Soy Proteins, B.S. Snyder and M.D. Haub
Creatine, R.B. Kreider
Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, C.G.R. Jackson
Carnitine, S.A. Chelland-Campbell and R.J. Moffatt
β-Hydroxy-β-Methylbutyrate, S.L. Nissen
Branched-Chain Amino Acids, M.Gleeson
Glutamine, S.S. Jonnalagadda
Other Individual Amino Acids, N.F. Spruce and C.A. Titchenal
SECTION IV
Recommended Intakes of the Energy-Yielding Nutrients
Recommended Proportions of Carbohydrates to Fats to Proteins in Diets, H.C. Lukaski
Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >