9780495014836

Nutrition For Sport And Exercise

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495014836

  • ISBN10:

    0495014834

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/3/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Insightful, well organized, and clearly written, Nutrition for Sport and Exercise integrates nutrition and exercise physiology principles, emphasizing scientific reasoning and examining research studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. Dunford and Doyle carefully illustrate the links between training, the increased demand for nutrients as a result of training, the translation of nutrient goals to the intake of an appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages and/or supplements, and, the ultimate goal, excellent performance. The book focuses on critical thinking as it provides you with the tools you need to make good decisions regarding your own training, nutrition, and performance, to prepare you as practicing professionals to guide the decisions of others. The book includes numerous examples and practical applications.

Author Biography

J. Andrew Boyle is an Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Sports Nutrition
Defining and Measuring Energy
Energy Systems Exercise
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Fats
Water nd Electrolytes
Vitamins
Minerals
Diet Planning: Food First, Supplements Second
Weight and Body Composition
Diet and Exercise for Lifelong Fitness and Helth
Disordered Eating and Exercise Patterns in Athletes
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