Essentials of Sports Nutrition / Edition 2

Essentials of Sports Nutrition / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0471497657
ISBN-13:
9780471497653
Pub. Date:
12/02/2002
Publisher:
Wiley
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Essentials of Sports Nutrition / Edition 2

Today's top athletes understand that meeting one's nutritional needs is critical when competing. Those who perform heavy physical activity must receive an increased level of nutrients, fluid and energy. This book offers a concise introduction to the links between nutrition and physical performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471497653
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/02/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

PART I: NUTRITIONAL ASPECTS OF MACRONUTRIENTS IN SPORTS.

Carbohydrate (CHO).

Fat.

Protein.

PART II: ASPECTS OF DEHYDRATION AND REHYDRATION IN SPORTS.

Fluids and Electrolytes.

PART III: NUTRITIONAL ASPECTS OF MICRONUTRIENTS.

Minerals.

Trace Elements.

Vitamins.

Antioxidants and Exercise Induced Free Radicals.

PART IV: NUTRITIONAL ERGOGENICS AND METABOLISM.

Nutritional Ergogenics.

Eating Disorders in Athletes.

From Theory to Practice.

A Brief Outline of Metabolism.

References.

Index.

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