Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition : Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine

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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.
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Product details

  • 188 x 246 x 11mm | 490g
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • Hoboken, United States
  • 0470757183
  • 9780470757185

Table of contents

List of Contributors. Forewords by the IOC. Preface. Part 1 Nutrition Needs for Training. 1 Exercise and Energy Demands. 2 Fuels used in Exercise: Carbohydrate and Fat. 3 Protein and Amino. 4 Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals. 5 Fluids and Electrolytes. 6 Alcohol and Sport. Part 2 Nutrition for Competition. 7 Preparation for Competition. 8 Nutrition for Competition. 9 Post-event Recovery. Part 3 Practical Sports Nutrition. 10 Assessing Nutritional Status and Needs. 11 Changing Size and Body Composition. 12 Dietary Supplements and Ergogenic Aids. 13 Practical Strategies to Meet Nutrition Goals. 14 Eating Well While Traveling. 15 Strategies for Special Populations. 16 Strategies for Special Environments: Heat. Index.
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Review quote

Published Reviews of the First Edition "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
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