Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science : Sports Nutrition
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.
- Paperback | 200 pages
- 189 x 244 x 11mm | 388g
- 03 Dec 2002
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Blackwell Science Ltd
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- With figs.
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Back cover copy
Sports Nutrition provides an up-to-date summary of the science and practice of sports nutrition. Focusing on the different aspects of nutrition related to sports, the book is divided into three sections: the first deals with issues related to training; the second to the nutritional challenges of competition and the final section deals with the practical side, looking at ways in which scientific knowledge can be translated into eating strategies and choices.
Sports Nutrition is an essential reference on all aspects of sports nutrition for the team coach, athletic trainer and allied health professional working with athletes and sports teams, and the knowledgeable athlete.
Table of contents
Forewords by the IOC, viii
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
" Sports Nutrition provides the reader with a concise and accessible body of information in all of the major nutritional requirements of athletes and recreational enthusiasts."
Division of Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Nottingham
British Journal of Nutrition