Sports Nutrition: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Sports Nutrition: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

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Sports Nutrition: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Sports Nutrition, which focuses on the importance of proper nutritional preparation for athletes, provides a practical supplement to Nutrition in Sport. It provides an essential reference on all aspects of sports nutrition for the team coach, athletic trainer, physical therapist and allied health-related professional working with athletes and sports teams, and the knowledgeable athlete.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780632058143
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/02/2002
Series: Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors, vi

Forewords by the IOC, viii

Preface, ix

Part 1 Nutrition needs for training

1 Exercise and energy demands, 3

2 Fuels used in exercise: carbohydrate and fat, 15

3 Protein and amino acid requirements of athletes, 26

4 Micronutrients: vitamins and minerals, 35

5 Fluids and electrolytes, 51

6 Alcohol and sport, 64

Part 2 Nutrition for competition

7 Preparation for competition, 75

8 Eating and drinking during exercise, 84

9 Post-event recovery, 93

Part 3 Practical sports nutrition

10 Assessing nutritional status and needs, 107

11 Changing size and body composition, 118

12 Dietary supplements and ergogenic aids, 129

13 Practical strategies to meet nutrition goals, 147

14 Eating well while traveling, 154

15 Strategies for special populations, 161

16 Strategies for special environments: heat, 173

Index, 183

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