Nutrition and Sport: Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

Nutrition and Sport: Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

by Don MacLaren
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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Nutrition and Sport: Advances in Sport and Exercise Science

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States.
It addresses the key issues relating to sport and exercise nutrition by employing a critical review perspective. Sport and exercise nutrition has been recognised as a major component of any sports science/studies course for many years now. In this book, Don Mclaren has bought together many of the key issues in the field, written by recognised experts, to provide an outstanding sports nutrition treatise. The chapters focus on the key areas endemic to any sports nutrition programme.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443103414
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/27/2007
Series: Advances in Sport and Exercise Science Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.35(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors     vii
Preface     xi
Assessment of energy expenditure   Klaas R Westerterp     1
Dietary survey methods   Allan Hackett     21
Carbohydrate as an energy source for sport and exercise   Clyde Williams     41
The role of fats as an energy source   Asker Jeukendrup     73
Protein and amino acid requirements for athletes   Joanna L Bowtell     93
Micronutrients important for exercise   Kathleen Woolf   Melinda M Manore     119
Maintenance of fluid balance in sport and exercise   Susan Shirreffs     137
Antioxidants and free radicals   Graeme L Close   Frank McArdle     153
Dietary supplements and nutritional ergogenic aids   Ron J Maughan     177
Nutritional concerns of female athletes   Katherine A Beals   Melinda M Manore     187
Chronobiology and nutrition   Jim Waterhouse     207
The practical aspects of sports nutrition   Jeanette Crosland     229
Glossary     243
Index     249

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