Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance

Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance

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ISBN-13: 9781492583080
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 11/15/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 928,167
File size: 18 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Melinda M. Manore, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM, is a professor in the department of nutrition and exercise sciences and a nutrition specialist in extension at Oregon State University. She has taught and conducted research in nutrition and exercise for more than 25 years. She is a highly regarded researcher, particularly in the nutrition needs of active women, and has written more than 60 research articles, 6 books, 20 book chapters, and numerous nutrition articles for health and nutrition professionals.

Dr. Manore is a member of several editorial boards of nutrition and exercise journals. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and several organizations within the ADA, including Sports Dietetics USA, Weight Control, the research practice groups, and Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN). She is a member of the American Society of Nutrition, the American College of Sports Medicine (where she is a fellow), and the Obesity Society. She is also a founding member of Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (PINES) and on the academic advisory board for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) diploma in sports nutrition. Dr. Manore is a certified specialist in sport dietetics (CSSD) from ADA. In 2001, she received an Excellence in Practice Award from the ADA.

In her leisure time, Dr. Manore enjoys hiking, walking, gardening, birding, and cooking.

Nanna Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, is an assistant professor in health sciences at the University of Colorado. She has been working in sport nutrition as a scientist, clinician, and educator since 1997. She developed the sport dietetics emphasis degree at the University of Utah and is working on a new graduate program (to be launched in fall 2009) at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Her primary research areas are the female athlete triad and nutritional issues in Olympic athletes. She also leads Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (PINES), an international group that advances the field of study.

Dr. Meyer has been a member of the American College of Sports Medicine since 1992 and is a member of various other professional organization, including Sports Dietetics USA and Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN). In 2000, she received a scientific prize for a presentation on nutrition for winter sports at the International Congress on Skiing and Science.

In her spare time, Dr. Meyer, who was a member of the Swiss ski team, likes to cross-country ski, alpine ski, run, cycle, and hike. She also enjoys modern art, reading, and writing.

Janice L. Thompson, PhD, FACSM, is a professor of public health nutrition and head of the department of exercise, nutrition and health at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. She has spent more than 20 years conducting research and teaching at universities in areas related to nutrition, public health, exercise, and sport nutrition. In addition to coauthoring the first edition of Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance, she has authored three other textbooks on nutrition with Dr. Manore.

Dr. Thompson serves as the vice president of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a fellow of that organization. In 1997 she received an Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In her leisure time, Dr. Thompson enjoys hiking, yoga, and cooking.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Nutrition for Exercise and Health

Chapter 2. Carbohydrate as a Fuel for Exercise

Chapter 3. Fat as a Fuel for Exercise

Chapter 4. Protein and Exercise

Chapter 5. Energy and Nutrient Balance

Chapter 6. Achieving Healthy Body Weight

Chapter 7. Body Composition

Chapter 8. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Chapter 9. B Vitamins Important in Energy Metabolism

Chapter 10. Antioxidant Nutrients

Chapter 11. Minerals and Exercise

Chapter 12. Micronutrients Important in Blood Formation

Chapter 13. Nutrients for Bone Health

Chapter 14. Nutrition and Fitness Assessment

Chapter 15. Nutrition and the Active Female

Chapter 16. Ergogenic Substances

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