9780840068293

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

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  • ISBN13:

    9780840068293

  • ISBN10:

    0840068298

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-05-24
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Insightful, well-organized, and clearly written, NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND EXERCISE, 2nd Edition integrates nutrition and exercise physiology principles, emphasizing scientific reasoning and examining research studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. In addition, the text helps you translate these nutrition recommendations to specific plans for the appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages, and/or supplements to support training, performance, and recovery. The authors carefully illustrate the links between exercise, nutrition, and, the ultimate goals, optimal performance and health.

Table of Contents

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