Clinical Sports Nutrition / Edition 4

Clinical Sports Nutrition / Edition 4

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Clinical Sports Nutrition / Edition 4

A unique reference providing state of the art sports nutrition information,coupled with advice on how to apply sports nutrition guidelines in a clinical and practical framework. Thoroughly revised and updated with contribution from over 25 experts in their fields. Each chapter contains specific reviews followed by practice tips.

Established as the leading international text on sports nutrition,Clinical Sports Nutrition is the definitive guide to the nutrition and physiological principles,practices and research of elite and serious athletes. The book covers a comprehensive range of topical issues on sports nutrition,presenting the theory and most up-to-date research findings in clear,readable terms and incorporating highly practical applications specifically for practitioners working in the sports arena. It also includes chapters on children,adolescents and veterans involved in sport,athletes with disabilities,catering guidelines and special considerations associated with training under varying environmental conditions,such as heat and altitude. This valuable reference book is essential reading for sports dietitians,practitioners,coaches and trainers and students of sports-related subjects.

Second Edition The second edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest research,drawing on the experience of leading-edge academics and sports dietitians from Australia,Canada,the United States,Scotland and Finland. This expanded edition has seven more chapters and a fully updated chapter on dietary supplements and ergogenic aids.

Review of the first edition

'Clinical sports Nutrition is a comprehensive,yet very well presented and most readable text for bothsports dietitians and sports medicine practitioners. '

- Dr. Gillian Rothwell,Australian Family Physician

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070277205
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/30/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 850
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Sports nutrition: an historial perspective.
Exercise physiology and metabolism.
Measuring nutritional status of athletes: clinical and reasearch perspectives.
Kinanthropometry: physique assessment of the athlete.
Protein and amino acid needs for training and bulking up.
Energy requirement of the athlete: assessment and evidence of energy efficiency.
Weight loss and the athlete.
Making weight in sports.
Eating disorders and disordered eating in athletes.
Bone, exercise, nutrition and menstrual disturbances.
Iron depletion in athletes.
Vitamin, mineral and antioxidant needs of athletes.
Preparation for competition.
Nutrition for recovery after competition and training.
Nutritional strategies to enhance fat oxidation during aerobic exercise.
Dietary supplements and nutritional ergogenic aids in sport.
Nutrition for special populations: children and young athletes.
Nutrition and the aging athlete.
Special needs: the athlete with diabetes.
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