9780736052955

Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance - 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736052955

  • ISBN10:

    073605295X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/23/2009
  • Publisher: HUMAN KINETICS PUBLISHERS

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Summary

This new edition will help students and practitioners understand the function of the nutrients in the body and how these nutrients affect health and athletic performance. The authors present clear, comprehensive and accurate nutritional information that may be applied to a variety of careers. The text provides students with practical knowledge in exercise and nutrition science and it keeps practitioners on the cutting edge of current research and practices in the field. Using the authors' extensive backgrounds in nutrition, exercise physiology and fitness, the text combines micronutrients into functional groupings to provide an easy framework for understanding how these nutrients can influence exercise performance and good health for both athletes and active individuals. This unique presentation allows readers to fully understand why proper nutrition helps athletes prevent injury, enhance recovery, improve daily workouts and maintain optimal health and body weight. In this second edition, chapters dealing with macronutrients and micronutrients have been entirely rewritten and all chapters have been revised to reflect the latest Dietary Reference Intakes.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Nutrition for Exercise and Health
Role of Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
Essential Nutrients and Dietary Recommendations
Role of Eating a Balanced Diet
Role of Nutrition and Exercise in Disease Prevention
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Carbohydrate as a Fuel for Exercise
Function, Classification, and Dietary Sources of Carbohydrate
Carbohydrate Metabolism During Exercise
Carbohydrate Reserves and Dietary Intake
Carbohydrate Feeding Before Exercise
Carbohydrate Feeding During Exercise
Carbohydrate Feeding Postexercise and During Training Periods
Muscle Glycogen Supercompensation
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Fat As a Fuel for Exercise
Function, Classification, and Dietary Sources of Fat
Body Fat Reserves and Dietary Fat Intake
Fat Metabolism During Exercise
Enhancement of Fat Oxidation
Dietary Fat Recommendations for Optimal Performance and Health
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Protein and Exercise
Functions and Classifications
Methods of Assessing Protein Status
Dietary Sources of Protein
Metabolism of Protein During and After Exercise
Dietary Protein Recommendations for Active Individuals
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Energy and Nutrient Balance
Energy and Macronutrient Balance Equations
Macronutrient Balance
Energy Expenditure
Energy Intake
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Achieving Healthy Body Weight
Role of Diet and Exercise in Achieving a Healthy Body Weight
Weight Loss Interventions
Adding Exercise to Weight Loss Programs
Recommendations for Maintaining or Gaining Weight
Weight Concerns of Athletes
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Body Composition
Body Composition and Health
Body Composition and Sport Performance
Body Composition Assessment Models and Methods
Accuracy of Body Composition Assessment Methods
Selection Criteria for Field Methods
Body Composition of Athletes
Body Composition Standards and Health
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Water and Electrolyte Balance
Fluid and Electrolyte Recommendations for Exercise
Sport Drinks and Fluid Replacement Beverages
Fluid Needs in Hot Environments
Fluid Needs in Cold Environments
Fluid and Electrolyte Needs for Children and Adolescents
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
B Vitamins Important in Energy Metabolism
Exercise-Related Functions and Dietary Requirements
Rationale for Increased Need for Active Individuals
Assessment of Vitamin Status
Exercise and Vitamin Requirements
Vitamins and Exercise Performance
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Antioxidant Nutrients
Actions of Antioxidants
Enzymes Involved in Antioxidant Activities
Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Activities
Assessment of Oxidative Damage
Rationale for Increased Antioxidant Need Among Active Individuals
Antioxidants and Chronic Diseases
Antioxidants and Performance
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Minerals and Exercise
Exercise-Related Functions, Dietary Requirements, and Food Sources
Assessment of Mineral Status
Rationale for Increased Need for Active Individuals
Nutritional Status of Active People
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Micronutrients Important in Blood Formation
Exercise-Related Functions, Dietary Requirements, and Food Sources
Rationale for Increased Need for Active People
Assessment of Vitamin and Mineral Status
Nutritional Status of Active Individuals
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Nutrients for Bone Health
Review of Bone Metabolism
Calcium
Phosphorus
Magnesium
Vitamin D
Other Nutrients Involved in Bone Metabolism
Exercise and Bone Health
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Nutrition and Fitness Assessment
Medical and Health History Questionnaires
Assessing Energy and Nutrient Intake
Assessing Daily Energy Expenditure
Fitness Assessment
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Nutrition and the Active Female
Energy and Nutrient Requirements
Female Athlete Triad
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Ergogenic Substances
Ergogenic Substances in Sport and Exercise
Evaluating Ergogenic Substances
Choosing Quality Ergogenic Substances
Review of Two Ergogenic Substances
Chapter in Review
Learning Aides
Nutritional Recommendations
Artificial Sweeteners and Fat Replacers
Energy Balance
Body Fat Percentages for Athletes
Nutrition and Fitness Assessment
Index
About the Authors
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