The Complete Guide to Food for Sports Performance: A Guide to Peak Nutrition for Your Sport

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This guide addresses the differing nutritional needs of athletes in individual sports, ranging from weight lifting and body building to gymnastics and diving.

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Overview

This guide addresses the differing nutritional needs of athletes in individual sports, ranging from weight lifting and body building to gymnastics and diving.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781863739160
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
  • Publication date: 7/1/1996
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 374
  • Product dimensions: 6.11 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Louise Burke is the author of several books, including Clinical Sports Nutrition and Practical Sports Nutrition.

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Table of Contents

Useful hints and checklists
Case histories
Tables
Figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. I Principles of sport nutrition 1
1 Training nutrition: the principles of everyday eating 3
2 Fine tuning - how much and when? 37
3 Matters of physique - losing and gaining 61
4 Competition nutrition 79
5 Eating to recover 107
6 Pills and potions 122
Pt. II Sports nutrition in action 137
Triathlon 140
Swimming 151
Cycling 163
Distance running 172
Middle distance running 189
Jumps, sprints and hurdles 198
Strength sports - Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and throwing events 208
Bodybuilding 218
Wrestling and boxing 234
Gymnastics and diving 242
Rowing 263
Australian Rules Football 275
Rugby League 286
Soccer and field hockey 296
Basketball and netball 306
Tennis 315
Golf 327
Cricket 340
Skiing 350
Index 365
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