Clinical Sports Nutrition

Clinical Sports Nutrition


By (author) Louise Burke, By (author) Vicki Deakin

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 850 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 240mm x 32mm | 1,320g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0070277206
  • ISBN 13: 9780070277205
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 8,823

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"Clinical Sports Nutrition" is a complete practical and clinical reference that provides state-of-the-art sports nutrition information. Each chapter contains specific reviews followed by practice tips. Contributions come from the leading academics, physicians and sports dietitians in Australia, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Finland. The fourth edition has been substantially revised. In particular, it provides valuable new information on the female athlete triad; the 2005 ACSM/IOC position statement; exercise and the immune system; antioxidants and the athlete; and, food services for athletes and nutrition for travel.

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Author information

Louise Burke Head of the Department of Sports Nutrition, Australian Institute of Sport, ACT Vicki Deakin Head Dietitian, ACT Academy of Sport; Senior Lecturer/Head of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Canberra, ACT

Table of contents

1.Sports nutrition: an historical perspective 2.Exercise physiology and metabolism 3.Measuring nutritional status of athletes: clinical and research perspectives 4.Kinanthropometry: physique assessment of the athlete 5.Protein and amino acid needs for training and bulking up 6.Energy requirement of the athlete: assessment and evidence of energy efficiency 7.Weight loss and the athlete 8.Making weight in sports 9.Eating disorders and disordered eating in athletes 10.Bone, exercise, nutrition and menstrual disturbances 11.Iron depletion in athletes 12.Vitamin, mineral and antioxidant needs of athletes 13.Preparation for competition 14.Nutrition for recovery after competition and training 15.Nutritional strategies to enhance fat oxidation during aerobic exercise 16.Dietary supplements and nutritional ergogenic aids in sport 17.Nutrition for special populations: children and young athletes 18.Nutrition and the aging athlete 19.Special needs: the athlete with diabetes 20.Special needs: the vegetarian athlete 21.Athletes with gastrointestinal disorders 22.Special needs: athletes with disabilities 23.Medical and nutritional issues for the traveling athlete 24.Nutritional issues for special environments: training and competing at altitude and in hot climates 25.Providing meals for athletic groups