A reference for those providing dietary and training advice to athletes, this volume discusses nutrition and exercise physiology. Using real-life examples to illustrate key points, it covers health topics like fitness, anatomy, carbohydrates, amino acids, protein, fat and cholesterol, energy balance and weight, hydration, vitamins, minerals, ergogenic foods, endurance training, sport-specific concerns, and special populations. Wildman is a nutritionist. Miller teaches health and exercise sciences at the University of Delaware. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents
Unit I: NUTRITION, EXERCISE, HEALTH AND FITNESS. 1. Nutrition, Exercise and Health. 2. Anatomy and Physiology of Exercise. 3. Basic Concepts in Exercise and Fitness. Unit II: ENERGY, BODY WEIGHT/COMPOSITION AND EXERCISE. 4. Carbohydrate and Exercise. 5. Amino Acids, Protein and Exercise. 6. Fat and Exercise. 7. Energy Balance, Body Weight and Composition. Unit III: VITAMINS, MINERALS, WATER AND EXERCISE. 8. Water, Hydration and Exercise. 9. Vitamins and Exercise. 10. Minerals and Exercise. Unit IV: APPLIED SPORT AND FITNESS NUTRITION CONCEPTS. 11. Sport Food, Drinks and Supplements and Ergogenic Aids. 12. Strength and Resistance Exercise and Training. 13. Endurance Exercise and Training. 14. Training and Nutrition for Specific Sports. 15. Nutrition, Exercise and Special Populations. Appendix A: The RDAs and DRIs. Appendix B: Diet Assessment and Nutrition Screening Tools. Appendix C: List of Web Sites. Appendix D: Energy Expenditure of Different Activities. Appendix E: Molecular Structures of Key Nutrients. Appendix F: Answers to Study Questions. Appendix G: Glossary.