Textbook of Sports Nutrition

Textbook of Sports Nutrition

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The area of sports nutrition is one of the fastest growing of the sports sciences. It is now recognised that nutrition has an extremely important role to play in health, but also in human performance. This book has been produced to fill a great need internationally for a scientific textbook on the expanding field of sports nutrition. The book covers general principles of sports nutrition, nutritional needs for special groups, such as overweight athletes and those with iron deficiency, and also specific nutritional problems in sports medicine, such as amenorrhea and stress fractures.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 226 x 28mm | 839.14g
  • McGraw-Hill Australia
  • Australia
  • 0074700855
  • 9780074700853

Table of contents

Physiological capacity for sports performance; Training nutrition; Assessment of nutritional status of athletes; Kinanthropometry; The overweight athelete; Protein requirements for training and bulking-up; Carbohydrate needs in training; Iron deficiency in athletes - identification, prevention and dietery treatment; Sports amenorrhea, osteopaenia, stress-fractures and calcium.
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