Nutritional Assessment of Athletes

Nutritional Assessment of Athletes


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Evaluating dietary intake, determining energy metabolism, and conducting other nutritional assessments are essential in understanding the relationships between diet, exercise, health, and physical performance, especially in athletes. The first comprehensive source on the subject, Nutritional Assessment of Athletes thoroughly examines these methods, discussing their advantages and limitations.

Extensively referenced and filled with numerous tables and figures, this timely book focuses on the nutritional assessment of both recreational and professional athletes, including children, adolescents, and adults. In one volume, it presents methods for all types of nutritional evaluations, including dietary, anthropometric, physical activity needs, biochemical, and clinical assessments. Sports nutritionists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, researchers, students, health practitioners, and the educated layman will gain a better understanding of the relationship not only between diet and health, but also between diet and physical status of athletes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849309274
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/29/2002
Series: Nutrition in Exercise and Sports Series
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Nutritional Assessment of Athletes, Robert J. Moffatt and Samuel N. Cheuvront

Dietary Assessment of Athletes Estimation of Food and Nutrient Intakes of Athletes, Carol Ballew and Richard E. Killingsworth Evaluation of Nutrient Adequacy of Athletes' Diets using Nutrient Intake Data, Satya Jonnalagadda Assessment of Possible Presence of Eating Disorders, Monika M. Woolsey

Anthropometric Assessment of Athletes Assessment of Growth in Child Athletes, Jean E. Guest, Nancy M. Lewis, and James R. Guest Assessment of Growth in Adolescent Athletes, Andrew P. Hills and Jana Parizkova Anthropometry of Adult Athletes: Concepts, Methods, and Applications, Robert M. Malina, Rebecca A. Battista, and Shannon R. Siegel Body Composition and Gender Differences in Performance, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Robert J. Moffatt, and Keith C. DeRuisseau

Physical Activity Needs Assessment of Athletes Laboratory Methods for Determining Energy Expenditures of Athletes, Robert G. McMurray Field Assessment of Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure among Athletes, Michael J. LaMonte and Barbara E. Ainsworth

Biochemical Assessment of Athletes Assessment of Lipid Status in Athletes, Scott A. Lear and Gregory P. Bondy Assessment of Protein Status in Athletes, Stuart M. Phillips Assessment of Vitamin Status in Athletes, Helena B. Löest and Mark D. Haub Assessment of Mineral Status in Athletes, Henry C. Lukaski

Clinical Assessment of Athletes Clinical Assessment of Athletes, Khursheed N. Jeejeebhoy

Summary-Nutritional Assessment of Athletes, Judy A. Driskell and Ira Wolinsky

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