Nutrition and the Female Athlete: From Research to Practice

Nutrition and the Female Athlete: From Research to Practice

by Katherine A. Beals (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439849385
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/29/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Katherine Beals is an Associate Professor (Clinical) and Nutrition Clinic Director at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Table of Contents

Substrate Utilization in Female Athletes: Implications for Fuel Selection and Macronutrient Requirements
Amy C. Maher and Mark A. Tarnopolsky
Carbohydrates Requirements for the Female Athlete
Louise M. Burke and Christine E. Dziedzic
Protein Requirements for the Female Athlete
Nancy R. Rodriguez
Fluid and Electrolyte Requirements for Female Athletes
Megan M. Wenner and Nina S. Stachenfeld
Trace Minerals of Concern for Female Athletes: Iron and Zinc
Pamela Hinton
Nutrients Needed for Optimal Bone Health in the Female Athlete
Kristine Spence
B Vitamins and the Female Athlete
Kathleen Woolf, Dara L. LoBuono, and Melinda M. Manore
The Female Athlete Triad: Introduction—Energy Availability, Menstrual Function, and Bone Health
Katherine A. Beals
Energy Availability, Health, and Performance in the Female Athlete
Katherine A. Beals
Menstrual Function and Dysfunction in the Female Athlete
Anne B. Loucks
Recommendations for Optimizing Bone Strength and Reducing Fracture Risk in Female Athletes
Michelle Barrack

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