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This volume is a comprehensive textbook for the undergraduate course in sports nutrition. Focusing on exercise physiology, this text is to be used in a certification course sponsored by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN).show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 691 pages
  • 213.36 x 284.48 x 48.26mm | 1,769g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2008.
  • 86 Tables, black and white; XVII, 691 p.
  • 1588296113
  • 9781588296115
  • 160,321

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From the reviews: "Essentials of Sports Nutritional Supplements ... is a study resource for obtaining a credential with the organization. ... easy to understand. ... particularly useful for personal trainers, coaches and anyone who wants to know the scientific details related to sports nutrition ... ." (Jerry Brainum, Iron Man Magazine, July, 2009)show more

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Millions of consumers want to lose body fat, gain muscle mass, and/or improve exercise performance. In addition to an exercise program, they often look to sports supplements as tools to help them reach their goals. This book, the culmination of years of work by the thought leaders in the sports nutrition field will help the consumer, student, scientist, and sports nutrition professional sift through the huge volume of information and come up with reasonable and scientifically-based ideas and conclusions about sports nutrition. Written and edited by the leaders in the field and members of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements combines basic science with the best in applied sports nutrition. Topics in this book include: Endocrinology and Exercise Principles of Exercise Training An Overview of Dietary Supplements Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes Nutritional Needs of Strength-Power Athletes Sports Application of Creatine Eating to Improve Body Composition Pre-, During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Endurance Athletes Pre- During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Strength-Power Athletes But the book covers much more than the short list above. Whether you are a student, scientist or sports nutrition professional, this book will serve as the resource for you in this rapidly growing field. "show more

Table of contents

ESSENTIALS OF SPORTS NUTRITION AND SUPPLEMENTS The official textbook for ISSN's Certification in Sports Nutrition (CISSN) Editors: Jose Antonio, Ph.D. Doug Kalman, M.S., RD Jeff Stout, Ph.D. Mike Greenwood, Ph.D. Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D. Part I. Basic Exercise Physiology 1) Skeletal Muscle Plasticity - Joseph Chromiak, Ph.D. and Jose Antonio, Ph.D. 2) Bioenergetics - Christopher Scott, Ph.D. 3) Endocrinology and Exercise - William J. Kraemer, Ph.D. 4) Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise - Rick Seip, Ph.D. 5) Molecular Biology of Exercise and Nutrition - Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D. 6) Aspects of Overtraining - Michael Greenwood, Ph.D. Part II. Exercise Principles and Assessment 7) Principles of Exercise Training - Steven J. Fleck. Ph.D. 8) Lab and Field Techniques for Measuring Performance - Ron Mendel, Ph.D. 9) Methods of Body Composition - Joe Weir, Ph.D. 10) Assessing the Nutritional Needs of Athletes - Susan M. Kleiner, Ph.D., RD Part III. Basic and Applied Nutrition 11) An Overview of Macronutrients - Jennifer Hofheins, M.S., RD 12) Protein - Tim Ziegenfuss, Ph.D. 13) Fat - Lonnie Lowery, Ph.D. 14) Carbohydrate - Greg Haff, Ph.D. 15) Vitamins and Minerals - Darin Van Gammeren, MAEd 16) Nutritional Needs of Endurance Athletes - Suzanne Girard Eberle, M.S., RD 17) Nutritional Needs of Strength-Power Athletes - Jim Stoppani, Ph.D. 18) Re-Shaping the Food Guide Pyramid - Alan Shugarman, M.S., RD 19) Special Needs of Youth, Women, and the Elderly - Marie Spano, M.S., RD Part IV. Supplements 20) Sports Application of Creatine - Rick Kreider, Ph.D. 21) Ephedra and Other Weight Loss Ingredients - Chris Mohr, M.S., RD 22) An Overview of Sports Supplements (HMB, glutamine, EAAs, BCAAs, glucosamine, EFAs, etc) - Chris Lockwood, M.S., CSCS 23) Hormonal Supplements - Legal and Illegal - Tim Ziegenfuss, Ph.D. Part VI. Special Topics 24) Regulatory Aspects of the Sports Nutrition Industry - Rick Collins, Esq. 25) Low Carbohydate Diets - Jeff Volek, Ph.D. 26) Eating to Improve Body Composition -Jose Antonio, Ph.D. and Anssi Manninen, M.H.S. 27) Pre-, During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Endurance Athletes - John Ivy, Ph.D. 28) Pre- During, and Post-Workout Nutrition for Strength-Power Athletes - Chris Rasmussen, MSshow more

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From the reviews: "Essentials of Sports Nutritional Supplements ... is a study resource for obtaining a credential with the organization. ... easy to understand. ... particularly useful for personal trainers, coaches and anyone who wants to know the scientific details related to sports nutrition ... ." (Jerry Brainum, Iron Man Magazine, July, 2009)show more

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